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Meaning of "kameez" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KAMEEZ

Urdu kamis, from Arabic qamīs.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KAMEEZ

kameez  [kəˈmiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KAMEEZ

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kameez is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KAMEEZ MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kameez

Shalwar kameez

Shalwar kameez, also spelled salwar kameez or shalwar qameez, is a traditional dress of South and Central Asia. In Afghanistan and Pakistan it is worn by both men and women but in India and Bangladesh it is worn mostly by women. Shalwar are loose pajama-like trousers. The legs are wide at the top, and narrow at the ankle. The kameez is a long shirt or tunic, often with a western-style collar; however, for female apparel, the term is now loosely applied to collarless or Mandarin collared kurtas. The side seams, left open below the waist-line, give the wearer greater freedom of movement.

Definition of kameez in the English dictionary

The definition of kameez in the dictionary is -meez, -meezes. a long tunic worn in the Indian subcontinent, often with shalwar.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KAMEEZ


Annamese
ˌænəˈmiːz
Assamese
ˌæsəˈmiːz
Burmese
bɜːˈmiːz
camise
kəˈmiːz
chemise
ʃəˈmiːz
fomes
ˈfəʊmiːz
Hermes
ˈhɜːmiːz
limes
ˈlaɪmiːz
mease
miːz
mise
miːz
Siamese
ˌsaɪəˈmiːz
Sikkimese
ˌsɪkɪˈmiːz
Surinamese
ˌsʊərɪnæˈmiːz
tamise
tæˈmiːz
vermes
ˈvɜːmiːz
Vietnamese
ˌvjɛtnəˈmiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KAMEEZ

kamaaina
kamacite
kamahi
Kamakura
kamala
Kamchatka
Kamchatkan
kame
kamelaukion
Kamensk-Uralski
Kamerad
Kamerlingh-Onnes
Kamerun
Kamet
kami
kamichi
kamik
kamikaze

WORDS THAT END LIKE KAMEEZ

Alvarez
assez
Baez
bez
Chavez
chez
Cortez
entrez
fez
Jeez
Jerez
laydeez
Lopez
prez
rez
salwar kameez
sez
Suez
suivez
warez

Synonyms and antonyms of kameez in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kameez» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KAMEEZ

Find out the translation of kameez to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kameez from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kameez» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

沙丽克米兹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

kameez
570 millions of speakers

English

kameez
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कमीज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هندية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

камиз
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kameez
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কামিজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kameez
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kameez
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kameez
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カミーズ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의 kameez
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kameez
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kameez
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கமீஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कमिझ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kameez
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

kameez
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kameez
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каміз
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

kameez
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

παντελόνια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kameez
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kameez
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kameez
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kameez

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KAMEEZ»

The term «kameez» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.181 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KAMEEZ» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kameez

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KAMEEZ»

Discover the use of kameez in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kameez and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Tulip In The Desert
I didn't want to wear my plain gray kameez that I wore to school every day, so I chose the one with rose prints on it. It was my prettiest outfit other than the one Mamma remade for chacha's wedding. I knew that one would be totally out of ...
Syed Raza Haider, 2014
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Salwar Kameez: Pajamas, Trousers, South Asia, Churidar, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
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Techniques Of Drafting And Pattern MakingGarments For Kids ...
PUNJABI KAMEEZ, A-LINE KAMEEZ Salwar Kameez Punjabi Kameez Punjabi kameez: This is a straight fit knee length top worn as a traditional garment by girls and women of Punjab and Haryana. It is worn with salwar, churidar or lungi.
Padmavati B., 2009
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Paintings and Lifestyles of Jammu Region: From 17th to 19th ...
He wore a Dogra traditional kameez (Fig. 3). 2. This variety of the upper garment i.e. kameez is detected in the picture of a dancer of Raga khokhar.139 He wears a full-sleeved frock type of long shirt reaching below the knees. It is a cotton ...
Raj Kumar, 2006
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Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago: On ...
(Baptiste 1993:144) ◊ Ah under de shallopeh coverlet. (Macfarlane 1997:61) shalwar shalwar, salwar, sharwar n A traditional Indian woman's trousers, narrow at the ankles, usu. worn with a long KAMEEZ top. /salwar, Salwar/ (< H sarwāl, ...
Lise Winer, 2009
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Whose Islam? Pakistani Women's Political Action Groups Speak Out
Fatima Jinnah, the founder's sister, often wore a sari, until she was requested to switch to shalwar-kameez as an affirmation of Pakistani independence (from India). Today Muslim women in India today seem to have less pressure to discard the ...
Kathleen Fenner Laird, 2007
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On the Heels of an Organist
It was now time to shop for the salwar kameez. A salwar kameez is a two-part outfit consisting of loose- fitting pants, the salwar, and an over-dress, the kameez. I chose a gorgeous purple kameez with an intricate beaded design. However, this ...
Jeannine Jordan, 2010
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Fashioning Bollywood: The Making and Meaning of Hindi Film ...
Indeed, the normalization of the salwar kameez as a suitable garment for young and professional women can be attributed, in part, to film's co-option and development of the form. Initially thought of as the dress of Muslims, Punjabi Hindus, ...
Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber, 2013
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Elements of Fashion and Apparel Design
The Salwar-Kameez was worn along with a light scarf looped over the shoulders. Even the saree cannot compete with this sartorial ensemble for its multipurpose character, especially in the field of sports. Running, jumping, playing and ...
G. J. Sumathi, 2002
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New Frontiers In Women's Studies: Knowledge, Identity And ...
clothing to work, showed up to a board meeting in a salwaar kameez. The few other South Asian women present were alsoattired in salwaar kameezes. During the meetinga white coworker saidthat the white women foundthe South Asian ...
Mary Maynard, June Purvis, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KAMEEZ»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kameez is used in the context of the following news items.
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After Chattanooga, U.S. Muslims face hard questions on a somber …
Noor Azhar, 16, had her finest garments picked out for Eid: a special shalwar kameez, pink with embroidered flowers, that she and her mother ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Islamic Center's Eid celebration marks the end of Ramadan for …
He pointed out Saudi Arabian red and white shemagh, Libyan loose white cotton tunics and vests, and South Asian salwar kameez, all mingled ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
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10 things every working woman must have in her wardrobe - The …
Departmental stores these days offer the salwar, kameez and dupatta as separates so you can mix and match according to your mood. «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
Know seven Indian wedding dresses - Lifestyle
Punjabi bridal suits and wedding dresses like salwar kameez mostly worn in India state of Punjab. Punjabi bride likes to wear her traditional ... «Jagran Post, Jul 15»
5
10 thoughts every young Muslim has during Eid | Metro News
So some of you probably spend the day wondering when you'll finally be allowed to take off that itchy shalwar kameez/kurta/sari/thobe etc. «Metro, Jul 15»
6
Art from looms - The Hindu
The expo has a wide collection of silk saris, scarves, shawls, stoles, salwar kameez materials, and silk bedcovers and furnishings.The spread. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Delhi markets abuzz with shoppers ahead of Eid - Business Standard
"I have purchased a new salwar-kameez and I am looking for matching footwear and cosmetics," said an excited 15-year-old Almas Arshi, ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
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Bajrangi Bhaijaan Review | Entertainment | iDiva.com
Kareena Kapoor Khan, as Pawan's romantic interest Rasika, looks stunning in her salwar-kameez-clad avatar. She's a simple girl with a strong ... «iDiva.com, Jul 15»
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Forced marriage: 'I just thought it was a normal family holiday'
She made me take off the trousers of my salwar kameez [a traditional garment] and made me stand outside the house like that until my father ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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What to wear this Eid - The Times of India
Pick a pop-coloured salwar suit with zardozi embroidery on the kameez. The Persian style of embroidery was brought to India by Mughal ... «Times of India, Jul 15»

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