Definition of chador noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːdɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɑːdɔːr//
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a large piece of cloth that covers a woman’s head and upper body so that only the face can be seen, worn by some Muslim women See related entries: Religious items Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Urdu chādar, chaddar, from Persian čādar ‘sheet or veil’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chador