Definitions for knickerbockerˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Knick•er•bock•erˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ər(n.)

  1. a native or resident of the state of New York.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a descendant of the Dutch settlers of New York.

    Category: Peoples

  3. knickerbockers,

    Category: Clothing

    Ref: knickers (def. 1). 1

Origin of Knickerbocker:

generalized from Diedrich Knickerbocker, fictitious author of Washington Irving's History of New York (1809)


  1. knickerbocker(Noun)

    Of or relating to knickerbockers.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Knickerbocker

    the imaginary author of the fictitious "History of New York," by Washington Irving.

Translations for knickerbocker

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(American knickers ) short trousers that fit tightly just below the knees, used together with knee socks for skiing and hiking.

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