Definitions for unmentionables

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  1. unmentionables(Noun)

    undergarments, underwear, drawers

  2. unmentionables(Noun)

    breeches, trousers

  3. Origin: Victorian Era euphemism, specifically the category of euphemism known as indirection (compare privates, behind, sleep together). First intended meaning was "trousers", attested from 1823. Meaning "underwear" is recorded from 1910.

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  1. Unmentionables

    the breeches; trousers

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