Bermuda shorts

plural noun

Definition of Bermuda shorts

: knee-length walking shorts

First Known Use of Bermuda shorts

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Bermuda shorts was in 1940

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English Language Learners Definition of Bermuda shorts

: short pants that reach down to the knees

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