Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Urdu
Origin: caddar, from Persian chaddar

chador

noun
     
cha‧dor [countable]
a long, usually black piece of clothing worn by Muslim women in some countries, which covers the head and body [↪ abaya, burqa]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary