kameez

/kəˈmiz/ (say kuh'meez)

noun (plural kameezes)
the top part of a salwar kameez, typically with short sleeves.
Also, kamiz.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • kameez — UK [kəˈmiːz] / US [kəˈmɪz] noun [countable] Word forms kameez : singular kameez plural kameezes Indian English a piece of clothing like a long shirt, worn especially by people in South Asia, and often worn with a salwar …   English dictionary

  • kameez — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary shirt …   English dialects glossary

  • kameez — ka|meez [ kə miz ] noun count INDIAN ENGLISH a piece of clothing like a long shirt, worn by women …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kameez — n. long tunic that men and women wear in South Asian countries over churidars and salwar …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kameez — [kə mi:z] noun (plural same or kameezes) a long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent. Origin from Arab. ḳamīṛ, perh. from late L. camisia (see chemise) …   English new terms dictionary

  • kameez — noun a long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars) • Hypernyms: ↑tunic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salwar kameez — ( also spelled shalwar kameez or shalwar qameez) is a traditional dress worn by both women and men in Southern Asia. Salvars or shalvars are loose pajama like trousers. The legs are wide at the top, and narrow at the bottom. The kameez is a long… …   Wikipedia

  • Salwar kameez — Drei Frauen in traditionellem Salwar Kamiz in Jaipur Der Salwar Kamiz oder Shalwar Kamiz (Hindi, सलवार क़मीज़ salvār qamīz, auch: शलवार क़मीज śalvār qamīz, Panjabi ਸਲਵਾਰ ਕਮੀਜ਼ salvār kamīz, Urdu شلوار قمیض šalwār qamīz, auch in den Schreibungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shalwar kameez — Drei Frauen in traditionellem Salwar Kamiz in Jaipur Der Salwar Kamiz oder Shalwar Kamiz (Hindi, सलवार क़मीज़ salvār qamīz, auch: शलवार क़मीज śalvār qamīz, Panjabi ਸਲਵਾਰ ਕਮੀਜ਼ salvār kamīz, Urdu شلوار قمیض šalwār qamīz, auch in den Schreibungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • salwar kameez — /salwa kəˈmiz/ (say sahlwah kuh meez) noun a South Asian set of matching garments comprising baggy pants, a long tunic, and scarf. Also, shalwar kameez. {Persian salvar pants + Arabic qamis shirt} …   Australian English dictionary

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