Definition of yashmak in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjaʃmak/


A veil concealing all of the face except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women in public.
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.

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