Definitions for knickersˈnɪk ərz
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word knickers
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
loose-fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees.
Brit. women's underpants.
Category: British, Clothing
Idioms for knickers:
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
breeches, knee breeches, knee pants, knickerbockers, knickers(noun)
trousers ending above the knee
bloomers, pants, drawers, knickers(noun)
underpants worn by women
"she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
A mild exclamation of annoyance.
Origin: Short for knickerbockers.
Panties are a form of underwear designed to be worn by women and girls in the crotch area below the waist. Typical components include an elastic waistband, a crotch panel to cover the genital area, and a pair of leg openings which, like the waistband, are often made of elastic; materials are usually chosen to be breathable. While panties were originally designed to cover the entire lower half of the female torso, the modern version has either no legs or, in some cases, very short ones, and has become increasingly briefer over time. "Panties" is usually used to denote more than one "pair of panties", whilst "panty" is used in such derivatives as "panty liner" and "panty hose". The term is applied only to female underwear, with "underpants" often used as a term for the male counterpart.
Translations for knickers
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
women's and girls' pants, especially if loose-fitting and gathered in at the thigh.
- broek, vrouebroekAfrikaans
- بَنْطَلون قَصير نِسائيArabic
- calcinhasPortuguese (BR)
- der SchlüpferGerman
- püksikud, (naiste) puhvpüksidEstonian
- زیر شلواری زنانهFarsi
- culotte, knickersFrench
- dugačke ženske gaće bez dugmetaCroatian
- celana tanggungIndonesian
- nærbuxur kvennaIcelandic
- mutandine, knickersItalian
- 여성용 속옷Korean
- (sieviešu) biksītesLatvian
- seluar dalam wanitaMalay
- gammeldagse truserNorwegian
- زیر شلواری زنانهPersian
- هغه جامه چۍ ښځي د پطلون لاندۍ اغوندېPashto
- chiloţi de damăRomanian
- ženske spodnjiceSlovenian
- ženski donji vešSerbian
- กางเกงทรงหลวม ๆ ยาวแค่เข่าThai
- kadın küloduTurkish
- 燈籠褲Chinese (Trad.)
- жіночі трусикиUkrainian
- زنانہ جانگھیاUrdu
- quần chẽn gốiVietnamese
- 灯笼裤Chinese (Simp.)
Get even more translations for knickers »
Find a translation for the knickers definition in other languages:
Select another language: