harem pants


Definition of harem pants

: women's loose trousers that fit closely at the ankle

Examples of harem pants in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the walk-in closet of your soul, are your politics just a fad, like harem pants? Millie Von Platen, The New Yorker, "A Beauty Routine for Your Prettiest Pandemic Yet," 20 Aug. 2020 Take a minute to look at what Aliume is wearing today: a sleeveless black cotton T-shirt, men’s harem pants, an amulet around his neck, a wrist mala, and a pair of high tops that he’s painted to look like one of his paintings. Duff Mcdonald, WIRED, "The Cosmic, Psychedelic, Glow-in-the-Dark Art of Alex Aliume," 20 Aug. 2019 So think maxi dresses and harem pants and breathable cotton fabrics. Amber Katz, Glamour, "12 Things Your Bikini Waxer Wants You to Know," 24 Mar. 2019 My harem pants billowed too much around the backside—not flattering. Monica Corcoran Harel, Marie Claire, "Scale and the City," 24 Sep. 2013 From its oversized shoulder pads tucked into high-waisted harem pants and cinched with a leather obi belt adorned with the famous LV logo, Stone’s daring outfit worked with the event’s theme of fashion innovation. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Emma Stone Puts a Fresh Twist on the Power Suit in Louis Vuitton," 6 June 2018 The town’s two suspension bridges, wide enough for a few people, are clogged with Indians in saris, Westerners in harem pants, honking motorbikes, dung-dropping cows and mooching monkeys. Patrick Scott, WSJ, "Rafting the Ganges River: An Adrenaline Rush With Divine Rewards," 3 Apr. 2018 Stewart, who is also a Chanel spokesmodel, was dressed in white sheer Chanel harem pants and crop top from the recent resort collection. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kristen Stewarts New Summer 'Do," 8 July 2014 Opting for a black sweater paired with holographic harem pants from Balmain’s Pre-Fall 2018 collection, Cotillard made an instant impact. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Marion Cotillard Delivers French Girl Futurism in Balmain," 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of harem pants

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for harem pants

from their resemblance to traditional women's attire in some Muslim countries

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“Harem pants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harem%20pants. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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