Definition of kameez in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈmiːz/

noun (plural same or kameezes)

A long tunic worn by many people from South Asia, typically with a salwar or churidars.
Example sentences
  • Mostly into Indian wear, the designs here range from the popular three-piece salwar kameez to Indo-western styles and churidar kameez.
  • The groom might wear the traditional North Indian dress of a churidar kameez, or tight leggings made of silk or fine cotton, and a long shirt, or opt for a western-style suit.
  • Shalwar kameez were included in the code, in order to provide an option for the number of Muslim girls attending Denbigh High School.


From Arabic qamīṣ, perhaps from late Latin camisia (see chemise).

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