samfoo

samfoo

or

samfu

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a style of casual dress worn by Chinese women, consisting of a waisted blouse and trousers
[from Chinese (Cantonese) sam dress + foo trousers]
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Translations
samfoo-dragt
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When Tan Sock Kern first enrolled in the college, she wore the traditional Chinese samfoo, but she felt out of place when she saw that the majority of her peers wore a Western "frock and a shirt" (Tan 1993).