bombachas

plural noun
bom·​ba·​chas | \ bəmˈbächəz, bōmˈ- \

Definition of bombachas

: loose baggy trousers gathered tightly at the ankle and worn especially in Argentina and Uruguay for riding and outdoor work

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History and Etymology for bombachas

borrowed from American Spanish (Argentina) bombachas, bombachos, from Spanish bomba “pump, bomb” (hence something puffy or globular) + -acho, -acha, augmentative and pejorative suffix

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“Bombachas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bombachas. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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