Know Your Next Word : jodhpurs

18. jodhpurs :

noun :

(used with a plural verb) riding breeches cut very full over the hips and tapering at the knees to become tightfitting from the knees to the ankles

usage :

  • One thing is certain. Once he packs up his souperman cape and jockey jodhpurs, stories about [Campbell Soup CEO] David Johnson will be traded for years to come.(Linda Grant : Stirring it up at Campbell : Fortune (New York) : May 13 - 1996.)

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