bicycle shorts

plural noun
|Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of bicycle shorts

: tight-fitting shorts made usually of spandex with inner lining or padding and worn chiefly by bicyclists

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First Known Use of bicycle shorts

1976

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BICYCLE SHORTS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bicycle shorts for English Language Learners

  • : short pants that fit close to the body and that people sometimes wear when they ride a bicycle


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