Definition of harem pants in US English:

harem pants

plural noun

  • Full, loose-fitting pants made of a soft material that is gathered in closely at the ankle or lower leg, typically worn by women.

    ‘a pair of purple silk harem pants’
    • ‘She looked a little edgier than the normal red carpet fare in a pair of high-waisted black harem pants and a cropped top, showing off a hint of midriff.’
    • ‘Their costumes are singularly unrevealing-baggy and opaque harem pants, topped by long-sleeved bodices with high necks.’
    • ‘The Italian beauty wore a grey printed vest top that hugged her growing bump, a pair of harem pants and sandals.’
    • ‘A mouse suddenly scampered across the kitchen floor and ran up my harem pants.’
    • ‘Harem pants get the center stage as the summer season is sinking in.’
    • ‘His blond dreadlocks and purple-flowered harem pants, tightened snugly at the ankles, off-set her army dungarees and shaven skull.’
    • ‘The singer turned heads for a different reason: wearing a bizarre ensemble of purple leopard-print harem pants, a black sweatshirt with illustrations of blue and yellow rolled-up bills, and a bright yellow cap with silver spikes.’
    • ‘Harem pants are flying out of stores this season.’
    • ‘People have noticed before that the artist posed his models in flimsy, filmy harem pants on divans and cushions covered with flowered or striped stuffs against fabric screens and curtains.’
    • ‘The 20-year-old stepped out of her chauffeured car wearing a black sports bra top and black and white harem pants.’
    • ‘The 78-year-old actress stepped out on the stage rocking the famous pink crop top, harem pants, and braided blonde hair.’
    • ‘Remember a few years ago when every designer on the planet made harem pants?’
    • ‘Skinny jeans are giving way to harem pants.’
    • ‘He thrilled fans as he performed in a tight-fitting vest and matching harem pants’