Definitions

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.

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  • n. flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Jodhpur .

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A city and administrative district in Rajasthan, India

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  • not without my elephant gun!

    April 23, 2009

  • One presumably wears jodhpurs at a gymkhana, an occasion with yet another superfluous 'h'.

    February 4, 2008

  • I have been pronouncing this word wrong for at least 50 years. Thank goodness for Wordie

    February 4, 2008