/ (kəˈmiːz) /
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plural -meez or -meezes a long tunic worn in the Indian subcontinent, often with shalwar
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Word Origin for kameez
Urdu kamis, from Arabic qamīs
Words nearby kameez
kambal, Kamchadal, Kamchatka, Kamchatkan, kame, kameez, Kamehameha Day, Kamehameha I, kamelaukion, Kamenev, Kamenskoe
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Little ricochets of dust kicked into the face of a tall man in a tan shalwar kameez and prayer cap.I Shot Bin Laden|Elliot Ackerman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wears his characteristic white shalwar kameez with a tattered gray waistcoat.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man had a beard, and was dressed like the others in ordinary tribal clothing, a loose-fitting shalwar kameez.U.S. Prisoner Bowe Bergdahl’s Failed Attempt to Escape From Taliban|Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau|December 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He was wearing the traditional Mehsud tribal dress of a shalwar kameez and a felt hat with a rolled up rim.We Never Kidnapped Greg Mortenson|Ron Moreau, Sami Yousafzai|April 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
So he considers the idea, buying traditional garb, a white shalwar kameez, and poses in front of his mirror.Fiction Wrestles With the Taliban|Taylor Antrim|May 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST