A straight, close-fitting silk dress with a high neck and slit skirt, worn by Chinese and Indonesian women.
More example sentences
- The opening drew a tux-and-gown crowd, including an array of cheongsams (traditional Chinese dresses) from San Francisco's sizable Chinese community.
- Photos from the time show a conservative 18-year-old, dressed in sober cheongsams, her hair sensibly bobbed.
- The most welcoming waitresses, of which there appears to be at least one per table, are smartly dressed in traditional cheongsams.
Chinese (Cantonese dialect).
Definition of cheongsam in:
- The US English dictionary