Share this entry
lehnga Line breaks: lehnga
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛŋɡə/
(also lehenga)

Definition of lehnga in English:


A full ankle-length skirt worn by Indian women, usually on formal or ceremonial occasions.
Example sentences
  • The lengha (long, flowing skirt) is also associated with the traditional dress of Rajasthan.
  • The store then makes space for bridal sarees and lehngas.
  • There was a lot of music and dancing and many people wore traditional Indian clothing, including women's lenghas and sarees and Kurta pyjamas for the men.


Punjabi lehnga.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources