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.

    Etymology: From . Compare ondergoed, Unterwäsche, underkläder.

  2. underwearnoun

    Men's underpants.

    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. Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary:

    Our people don't want to be registered with Danish unions because the Danish collective agreement -- which has been such a success on world-leading Danish airlines like Cimber Air, Sterling, Maersk, all of whom bestride the aviation globe as international colossi -- would require us to cut their pay, our pay is higher than the Danish collective agreement, but we would have to then pay for things like their underwear -- they have an underwear allowance because that's what's in the Danish collective agreement -- and, frankly, our pilots and cabin crew would rather buy their own knickers as long as we pay them more money.

  2. Rob Shuter:

    VS is a profit business, they will use whoever they think will sell more underwear.

  3. Whoopi Goldberg:

    The minute you put yourself out there in someone’s underwear, you ca n’t be surprised.

  4. Scott Long:

    There is consistent pattern of invading private life. Arresting people in their apartment, breaking down their doors, looking for evidence of 'deviance', what underwear you wear, looking for condoms in the drawers, this is a strong message by the state power to pervade private life.

  5. Jasim Mohammed:

    I had to remove the mannequins and replace them with other means of displaying the clothes. He told me that I shouldn't sell underwear because it's forbidden.

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    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
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