Definition of jodhpurs in English:


Syllabification: jodh·purs
Pronunciation: /ˈjädpərz


  • Full-length trousers, worn for horseback riding, that are close-fitting below the knee and have reinforced patches on the inside of the leg.
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    • 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.


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

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