A veil concealing all of the face except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women in public.
More example sentences
- I go to the South of France and I don't wear a yashmak, but I do wear factor 15 suncream.
- Your yarmulke or your yashmak needn't be discarded; they will become American things.
- Patricia has taken to wearing a yashmak to increase her allure.
mid 19th century: via Arabic from Turkish.
Definition of yashmak in:
- The US English dictionary