boxer shorts

plural noun

Definition of boxer shorts

: men's underwear shorts characterized by loose fit

Examples of boxer shorts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She was dressed only in boxer shorts, and had been stabbed more than 20 times, including 13 times in the back. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Mar. 2022 Unlike just wearing a pair of boxer shorts, Jambys are designed to be a bit thicker, a bit more durable, and a hell of a lot more comfortable. Jess Grey, Wired, 15 Dec. 2021 Her debut collection is part Tony Soprano and part Meadow Soprano, with cashmere tracksuits trimmed in leather, paisley print boxer shorts, and a black knit minidress featuring a tight hood and long sleeves with thumbholes. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 1 Nov. 2021 The dog appears to grab Paulino’s boxer shorts and pull. BostonGlobe.com, 14 Aug. 2021 Once outside, the older man removed his pants and boxer shorts, laying the boxers, which were covered with feces, on the ground. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 3 Sep. 2021 And who could forget that time Marc Jacobs wore a lace dress by Comme des Garçons over boxer shorts back in 2012? Christian Allair, Vogue, 8 Sep. 2021 That morning they had been roused from their regular cells, strip-searched, and permitted to dress only in white boxer shorts, T-shirts, and flip-flops. BostonGlobe.com, 14 Aug. 2021 The man was wearing nothing but boxer shorts and shoes. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 5 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of boxer shorts

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Boxer shorts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boxer%20shorts. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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