shalwar


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shal·war

 (shäl′vär′)
n.
Variant of salwar.

shalwar

(ˈʃælwɑː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a pair of loose-fitting trousers tapering to a narrow fit around the ankles, worn in the Indian subcontinent, often with a kameez
[from Urdu and Persian shalwār]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shalwar - a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
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It has large state rooms lit by chandeliers and he is looked after by lit by chandeliers and he is looked after by turban–wearing bearers dressed in traditional turban–wearing bearers dressed in traditional Pakistani shalwar kameez costume and red Pakistani shalwar kameez costume and red waistcoats.
It is believed the three robbers were Pakistanis, as they were wearing the country's traditional shalwar kameez.
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The company believes that its range of three piece suits - shalwar, kameez and dupatta - is its unique selling point for the Indian market, something that has been well-received in Pakistan.
They were wearing traditional shalwar kameez trouser suits and green and purple headscarves.
The 90-second clip, which shows the girls playing while dressed in traditional shalwar kameez trouser suits and headscarves, was filmed outside their bungalow six months ago.
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Executive produced by Oscar-winning director and cricket enthusiast, Sam Mendes, Out of the Ashes follows the squad over two years as they go from playing in their shalwar kameezes on rubble pitches to batting their way around the globe and up the international league tables.
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I can do a little already," she said with a shy grin, before wheeling off to tackle the two quarter ramps that make up the "Afghan gap" in her traditional headscarf and shalwar kameez, beside the children of Afghanistan's elite.
While women in much of Muslim, conservative Pakistan opt for headscarves over baggy shalwar khamis or even burkas, on the catwalks of financial capital Karachi, designers are exposing midriffs and flashing cleavage.
The soldier appears with his head shaven and a slight beard, wearing traditional grey, loose-fitting Afghan shalwar kameez clothing.