1. A form-fitting, knee-length dress with a mandarin collar and slit skirt, worn chiefly by Oriental women.
2. A long dress with a high collar and slit skirt, traditionally worn by Chinese women.
[Chinese (Cantonese) ch'eūng shaam, long gown, equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) cháng, long + Chinese (Mandarin) shān, gown.]