jodhpurs

/ (ˈdʒɒdpəz) /

pl n

riding breeches, loose-fitting around the hips and tight-fitting from the thighs to the ankles
Also called: jodhpur boots ankle-length leather riding boots

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Word Origin for jodhpurs

C19: from the town Jodhpur
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

Example sentences from the Web for jodhpurs

  • She is also a veteran steeplechase jockey who had to put weights in her jodhpurs to keep her mount on the horse.

    The Sensitive Soldier|Gail Sheehy|November 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • Dorothy slipped the compact into a pocket of her jodhpurs and got to her feet.

  • Determinedly she transferred the small revolver from its holster to a pocket of the jodhpurs she was wearing.

  • He was clad in jodhpurs and boots and an old tweed coat, with a brilliant blue stock at his throat.

    Empire|Clifford Donald Simak