- a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women.
Origin of burka
Examples from the Web for burqa
Contemporary Examples of burqa
“Banning the burqa” is really just a matter of public security and common sense.Abu Dhabi Stabbing: Why Law Enforcement Hates The Niqab & Burqa
December 3, 2014
It's so easy to just NOT throw on a burqa—so easy that you'd think we wouldn't have to remind celebrities twice.Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation
April 25, 2014
And in a startling parallel, Nadia describes the difference between wearing a burqa in Mecca and wearing a bikini in Majorca.Want This Woman to Lie About Herself? You Can Just Burq Off!
March 24, 2014
“Many times the Taliban had threatened her as she continued to go outside without an Islamic burqa,” says Nayab Khan.
She was frequently teased by children, says Nayab Khan, for her habit of running around without a burqa.
- a long enveloping garment worn by Muslim women in public
Word Origin for burqa
- a variant spelling of burqa
Word Origin for burka
1836, from Hindi, from Arabic burqa'.