Meaning of lehnga in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlɛŋɡə/


(also lehenga)
  • A full ankle-length skirt worn by Indian women, usually on formal or ceremonial occasions.

    ‘The lengha (long, flowing skirt) is also associated with the traditional dress of Rajasthan.’
    • ‘The store then makes space for bridal sarees and lehngas.’
    • ‘There was a lot of music and dancing and many people wore traditional Indian clothing, including women's lenghas and sarees and Kurta pyjamas for the men.’
    • ‘The bridesmaids’ lenghas ranged from orange to blue and came straight from India.’
    • ‘These lehngas have been embroidered with intricate motifs and adorned with crystals and Swarovski.’


Punjabi lehnga.