From Hindustani सलवार क़मीज़ (salvār qamīz) / سلوار قمیص (salvār qamīs), from Sindhi, from قمیص from Arabic
salwar kameez (plural salwar kameezes)
- An outfit worn in South Asian countries comprising colourful loose trousers and a long shirt for females and plain and simple for the males.
2017 April 6, Samira Shackle, “On the frontline with Karachi’s ambulance drivers”, in the Guardian:
- Kazmi has a persistent cough and frequently quotes Karl Marx. Despite the heat, he wears a woolly hat and a waistcoat over his salwar kameez.