Definition of dolman in English:

dolman

noun

  • 1A long Turkish robe open in front.

    • ‘The lancers wore the czapka of the Polish uhlans, the hussars wore the dolmans of Hungarian horsemen.’
    1. 1.1 A woman's loose cloak with cape-like sleeves.
      • ‘The latter will be bound and faced with approximately 3 centimetre contrast bands on armholes and hemlines and will stand alongside 1980's influenced extravagant open split dolman / batwing sleeve dresses.’
      • ‘Tops with dolman or raglan sleeves and ones that fit loose and slims down to hug the hips and waist are good.’
      cloak, wrap, mantle, cape, kaftan
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Origin

Late 16th century: based on Turkish dolama, dolaman.

Pronunciation:

dolman

/ˈdɒlmən/