Definition of jodhpurs in English:

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jodhpurs

Pronunciation: /ˈjädpərz/

plural noun

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Full-length trousers, worn for horseback riding, that are close-fitting below the knee and have reinforced patches on the inside of the leg.
Example sentences
  • She rides horses and wears jodhpurs, carries a whip, does daring-do with bad guys and ends up sweeping the hero off his feet as well.
  • This is western riding after all, although jodhpurs and hard hats are equally welcome.
  • Opt for jeans or jodhpurs depending on which style you ride.

Origin

Late 19th century: named after Jodhpur, where similar garments are worn by Indian men as part of everyday dress.

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