Dictionary.com

jodhpur

[ jod-per ]
/ ˈdʒɒd pər /
Save This Word!

noun
jodhpurs, (used with a plural verb) riding breeches cut very full over the hips and tapering at the knees to become tightfitting from the knees to the ankles.
Also called jodhpur shoe, jodhpur boot . an ankle-high shoe for wearing with such breeches, having a strap that encircles the ankle and buckles on the side.Compare chukka boot.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of jodhpur

First recorded in 1895–1900; after Jodhpur

Other definitions for jodhpur (2 of 2)

Jodhpur
[ jod-per; locally johd-poor ]
/ ˈdʒɒd pər; locally ˈdʒoʊd pʊər /

noun
Also called Marwar. a former state in NW India, now in Rajasthan.
a city in central Rajasthan, in NW India.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use jodhpur in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for jodhpur

Jodhpur
/ (ˌdʒɒdˈpʊə) /

noun
a former state of NW India, one of the W Rajputana states: now part of Rajasthan
a walled city in NW India, in W Rajasthan: university (1962). Pop: 846 408 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK