Definition of almirah in English:


Line breaks: al|mirah
Pronunciation: /alˈmʌɪrə


A free-standing cupboard or wardrobe.
More example sentences
  • Customers said that cost-effectiveness was one of the main reasons for the inquiries they had made regarding almirahs, wardrobes, beds and home furniture.
  • ‘He would shift a sofa or an almirah to bring some change,’ says Banerjee.
  • All rooms in the house were thoroughly searched, including the almirahs, bed boxes and trunks.


from Hindi almārī, via Portuguese from Latin armarium 'closet, chest'.

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