Definitions for knickersˈnɪk ərz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knick•ers*ˈnɪk ərz(n.)

  1. loose-fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees.

    Category: Clothing

  2. Brit. women's underpants.

    Category: British, Clothing

Idioms for knickers:

  1. get one's knickers in a twist,Brit. Slang. to get flustered or agitated.

    Category: Idiom, British

* (used with a pl. v.).

Origin of knickers:

1880–85; shortened form of knickerbockers, pl. of knickerbocker, special use of Knickerbocker

Princeton's WordNet

  1. breeches, knee breeches, knee pants, knickerbockers, knickers(noun)

    trousers ending above the knee

  2. bloomers, pants, drawers, knickers(noun)

    underpants worn by women

    "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. knickers(noun)ˈnɪk ərz

    panties

Wiktionary

  1. knickers(Noun)

    Knickerbockers.

  2. knickers(Noun)

    Women's underpants.

  3. knickers(Interjection)

    A mild exclamation of annoyance.

  4. Origin: Short for knickerbockers.


Translations for knickers

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

knickers(noun plural)

women's and girls' pants, especially if loose-fitting and gathered in at the thigh.

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