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shalwar (plural shalwars)
- (in singular or plural) Loose trousers worn in some South Asian or Islamic countries, especially by women but also by men, especially with a kamees.
- 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire:
- How I longed to have him (my gardener, not my landlord) wear a great big turban, and shalwars, and an ankle bracelet.