Bermuda shorts

plural noun

: knee-length walking shorts

Examples of Bermuda shorts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These ’90s-esque Bermuda shorts serve as a buildable base for warm-weather office outfits. Averi Baudler, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 Mindy Kaling recently shared an Instagram photo highlighting her first time wearing Bermuda shorts. Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 30 Mar. 2024 Last summer, Kourtney Kardashian entered the Bermuda shorts chat when she was instructed to wear her pink jorts for a Barbie movie date with her kids. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 21 Mar. 2024 These Bermuda shorts are super popular in the hiking scene, but can also transition easily into vacation mode. Rena Behar, Travel + Leisure, 19 Jan. 2024 Mimi is a naïve yet vulgarly pathetic character, who judges everyone’s designer clothes while wearing Bermuda shorts and frumpy sweaters. Vulture, 2 Jan. 2024 The primary bath sports an indoor/outdoor shower, and there’s plenty of room for a boutique’s worth of Bermuda shorts and bathing suits in the walk-in closet. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 22 Nov. 2023 Justin paired a brown knit top with pleated ivory Bermuda shorts, white Birkenstock suede slides, and a black baseball hat with white polka dots. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 Sep. 2023 Amid a sea of bell-bottoms and beards, Ishizu’s crew had to search diligently for the students still wearing Bermuda shorts and loafers. Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, The New Republic, 14 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bermuda shorts was in 1938

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“Bermuda shorts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bermuda%20shorts. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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