Definition of mompe in English:

mompe

(also mompei, mompes, monpe)

Pronunciation /ˈmɒmpi/ /ˈmɒmpeɪ/

noun

  • With plural and (occasionally) singular agreement. Baggy working trousers worn in Japan, especially by women.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Japanese mompe from Ainu omompe, omumbe trousers (from om thigh + -umbe that which is put on), with loss of o- probably through mistaken perception as Japanese honorific o-.