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Princeton's WordNet

  1. briefs, Jockey shorts(noun)

    short tight-fitting underpants (trade name Jockey shorts)


  1. briefs(Noun)

    A short type of underpants worn by men or boys.


  1. Briefs

    Briefs are a type of short, tight underwear and swimwear, as opposed to styles where the material extends down the legs. A main difference between male briefs and female briefs is that male briefs are often designed with a seam or much larger pouch in the crotch area to accommodate a bulge. This is because men and boys have larger external genitals in comparison to women or girls, thus requiring more fabric in the crotch area. See swim briefs for the case of briefs as swimwear.

Editors Contribution

  1. Briefs

    A type of underwear in various designs.

    Briefs are worn by men, women and children and are created in many different forms, sizes and designs.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on April 12, 2015  

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  1. Fibers

  2. Fibres

How to pronounce briefs?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of briefs in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of briefs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of briefs in a Sentence

  1. Josh Hawley:

    You compared in your briefs a Catholic family's adherence to the teaching of their church to the activities of the KKK.

  2. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:

    There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school, a less -- a slower-track school where they do well, one of the briefs pointed out that most of the black scientists in this country don't come from schools like the University of Texas.

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