from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Wide-hipped riding pants of heavy cloth, fitting tightly from knee to ankle.
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- n. Flared riding trousers of heavy cloth, fitting tightly from knee to ankle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots
“Afghanistan and other troubled lands today cry out for the sort of enlightened foreign administration once provided by self-confident Englishmen in jodhpurs and pith helmets.”
I have only seen one guy wearing true 'jodhpurs', and he looked a bit of a tit (skintight up to the knee with billowing breeches).
The local tourist office lists other accommodation Chris Greenwood, director of Stop Making Sense festival in CroatiaSome riding centres can be snooty if you haven't had your kids in jodhpurs since they stepped out of nappies.
Suburbia was leisure suits and bell-bottom jeans; I wanted white gloves and pearls, tweed and jodhpurs.
A homespun account of Britain's malaise has done for George Osborne what snaps of taut jodhpurs have done for Jilly Cooper's sales.
When I came downstairs, she was already dressed in her khaki jodhpurs, crisp white high collared blouse and her riding boots.
On the third day, the weather had reverted to its seasonal norm—chilly, windy, below-zero temperatures—increasing the "riding vibe," with thicker leggings and jodhpurs, flat black-leather riding boots (see Hermès, Cole Haan and Gucci) or sneakers (Prada and Lanvin), heavy woolen pea coats, cashmere scarves (Lora Piana) and Chanel bags.
Beneath the macs: black leggings or stretch jodhpurs, gray or navy cashmere crew necks and the occasional Chanel or Prada rain hat.
Dan & Corina Lecca For his fall 2011 runway show, Mr. Browne's line included some baggy pants, including roomy jodhpurs, on the runways.
For fall 2011, that meant some baggy pants, including roomy jodhpurs, on the runways.
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