What does underwear mean?

Definitions for underwear
ˈʌn dərˌwɛərun·der·wear

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underwear, underclothes, underclothingnoun

    undergarment worn next to the skin and under the outer garments

Wiktionary

  1. underwearnoun

    Clothes worn next to the skin, underneath outer clothing.

  2. underwearnoun

    Men's underpants.

  3. Etymology: From. Compare ondergoed, Unterwäsche, underkläder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underwearnoun

    that which is worn under the outside clothing; underclothes

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underwear

    un′dėr-wār, n. garments worn under others, underclothing.

Editors Contribution

  1. Underwear

    A type of clothing.

    Everyone wears underwear on their body.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwear in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of underwear in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Goist:

    Underwear can trap moisture.

  2. Amy Weiss:

    There was literally no new underwear to give to these people, it's a sign of dignity for anyone who has lost everything... to have underwear makes you feel better, and it makes you feel a little normal. So we were anxious to help out.

  3. Chris Pirillo:

    Passwords are like underwear: you don’t let people see it, you should change it very often, and you shouldn’t share it with strangers.

  4. Amy Weiss:

    She posted a video and asked people to send underwear, and my computer started dinging like I had won I don't know what... from a slot machine. I will just fast-forward and say we received 1.5 million pairs of underwear from around the world at my husband's office.

  5. Elainnie Singleterry:

    Pack socks, and even underwear, inside your tennis shoes to use otherwise wasted space.

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