[ jod-per ]
/ ˈdʒɒd pər /


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.

Origin of jodhpur

First recorded in 1895–1900; after Jodhpur

Definition for jodhpur (2 of 2)


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


Also called Marwar. a former state in NW India, now in Rajasthan.
a city in central Rajasthan, in NW India. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for jodhpur


/ (ˌdʒɒdˈpʊə) /


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)
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