Definition of samfu in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsamfuː


  • A light suit consisting of a plain high-necked jacket and loose trousers, worn by women from China.
    More example sentences
    • I wore a samfu and a pair of slacks for the dance.


1950s: from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) shaam foò, from shaam 'coat' + foò 'trousers'.

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