Definition of samfu in English:

samfu

noun

  • A light suit consisting of a plain high-necked jacket and loose trousers, worn by women from China.

    • ‘I wore a samfu and a pair of slacks for the dance.’

Origin

1950s: from Chinese ( Cantonese dialect) shaam foò, from shaam ‘coat’ + foò ‘trousers’.

Pronunciation

samfu

/ˈsamfuː/