Indian English. a wardrobe, cabinet, or cupboard.

Origin of almirah

1875–80;Portuguese almario < Latin armārium armarium Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for almirah

Historical Examples of almirah

  • He heard a laugh, and in Minghal's loud tones the word "almirah."

    Barclay of the Guides

    Herbert Strang

  • Everything seems the same distance—you and the almirah and the table inside my eyes or miles away.

  • He now remembered that sixteen years before he had put in the almirah an egg he had found in the nest of a toontooni bird.

    Folk-Tales of Bengal

    Lal Behari Day

  • He stepped in, drew back the panel of the almirah to its former place, and disappeared.

    Barclay of the Guides

    Herbert Strang

  • The two Chinamen were soon routed out from behind the almirah, captured and handed over to the police.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers

    Maharanee Sunity Devee