What is another word for kaftan?

29 synonyms found


[ kˈaftən], [ kˈaftən], [ k_ˈa_f_t_ə_n]

Kaftan is a traditional dress that is commonly worn in many regions all over the world. It is known by different names and styles, depending on where it's worn. For instance, in Turkey, it is called "caftan," and in Morocco, it is known as "djellaba." Other similar garments that can be used interchangeably with kaftan include tunic, poncho, robe, and abaya. These garments share a similar design with kaftans, which are often loose and flowy, making them comfortable for everyday wear or special occasions. Kaftans can be made from different materials such as silk, cotton, or linen, and often feature intricate designs such as embroidery or beading, making them unique and aesthetically pleasing.

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Usage examples for Kaftan

I saw before me a man of good height, wrapped in an old Turkish kaftan of green cloth lined with fur, his feet thrust into a pair of worn-out red slippers.
"Paul Patoff"
F. Marion Crawford
The sight of a slender little lad, clothed in the long wide kaftan, with a pale face and sad eyes filled with tears, must have aroused her sympathy.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ"
Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
His mode of life was quite that of a Polish Jew, with long fore-locks and dressed in a long kaftan with girdle.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ"
Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.

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