(In South Asia) a long full skirt, often decorated with embroidery, mirrors, or bells.
More example sentences
- The ghagras she wore were similar to the ones worn by women in miniature paintings which allowed easy circling movements.
- Damayanti wore such a costume occasionally but she mostly wore saris and ghagras and the sari became her main costume later.
- Corsets have invaded the sari and tulle skirts or fish-tailed skirts have taken over the ghagras.
Hindi ghāghrā, from Sanskrit gharghara 'gurgle, rattle'.