Meaning of jodhpurs in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒɒdpəz/

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plural noun

  • Full-length trousers worn for horse riding, which are close-fitting below the knee and have reinforced patches on the inside of the leg.

    ‘She rides horses and wears jodhpurs, carries a whip, does daring-do with bad guys and ends up sweeping the hero off his feet as well.’
    • ‘This is western riding after all, although jodhpurs and hard hats are equally welcome.’
    • ‘Opt for jeans or jodhpurs depending on which style you ride.’
    • ‘It's been a very long time since anyone came to the hall in either red coat or jodhpurs.’
    • ‘Look at my dad, spiffed up in jodhpurs, ready to ride that bay mare he loved.’


Late 19th century named after Jodhpur, where similar garments are worn by Indian men as part of everyday dress.