jodhpurs PLURAL NOUN trousers worn for horse riding that are close-fitting below the knee and have reinforced patches on the inside of the leg.
ORIGIN named after the Indian city of Jodhpur.

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  • Jodhpurs — are tight fitting trousers that reach to the ankle, where they end in a snug cuff, and are worn primarily for horseback riding. The term can also refer to a type of short riding boot, also called a paddock boot or a jodhpur boot . Originally,… …   Wikipedia

  • jodhpurs — ● jodhpurs nom masculin pluriel (de Jodhpur, nom propre) Pantalon d équitation ample au niveau des cuisses et serré du genou à la cheville. ⇒JODHPURS, subst. masc. plur. Pantalon d équitation importé des Indes par les officiers anglais, ajusté du …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jodhpurs — (n.) 1913 (earlier as jodhpur breeches, 1899), from Jodhpur, former state in northwestern India. The city at the heart of the state was founded 1459 by Rao Jodha, a local ruler, and is named for him …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jodhpurs — klassisch geschnittene Jodhpur Reithose Jodhpurs, auch als Jodhpurhose bezeichnet (nach der indischen Stadt Jodhpur), nennt die Reiterbekleidungsbranche heute eine knöchellange Reithose, die meist an der Innenseite mit einem abriebfesten Material …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jodhpurs — Une cavalière portant des jodhpurs. Les jodhpurs sont un pantalon d’équitation importé des Indes par les officiers anglais, ajusté du genou à la cheville et qui se porte sans bottes. Leur nom, emprunté de l’hindi jodhpur (abréviation de pantalon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jodhpurs — [[t]ʤɒ̱dpə(r)z[/t]] N PLURAL: also a pair of N (The form jodhpur is used as a modifier.) Jodhpurs are trousers that people wear when they ride a horse. Jodhpurs are usually loose above the knee and tight below the knee. ...a boy in jodhpurs …   English dictionary

  • jodhpurs —    (JOD poors) [After the former name of the state of Rajasthan, in northwestern India] Riding breeches that fit closely between the knee and the ankle, and loosely above the knee, a style adopted by military officers during the British… …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • jodhpurs — jodh·purs (jŏdʹpərz) pl.n. Wide hipped riding pants of heavy cloth, fitting tightly from knee to ankle.   [After Jodhpur.] * * * …   Universalium

  • jodhpurs — (ind.) Pantalones de montar que se usan sin botas, con botines especiales …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • Jodhpurs — Jodh|purs 〈Pl.〉 = Jodhpurhose …   Universal-Lexikon

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