capri pants

plural noun, often capitalized C
ca·​pri pants | \ kə-ˈprē- How to pronounce capri pants (audio) \

Definition of capri pants

: close-fitting women's pants that end above the ankle

called also capris

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Python-print bellbottoms, pastel silk capri pants, and skirt suits with the ’80s padded shoulder, but slightly less. Monica Kim, Vogue, "We11Done Went From Seoul to Berlin—To Make the World’s Chicest Bus Stop," 12 Dec. 2018 As usual, Meghan showed off her impeccable style, this time opting for a simple white shirt with black capri pants. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Looks Chic in a White Shirt and Black Capri Pants at the Polo with Prince Harry," 1 July 2018 On Sunday, Meghan sported a white button-down and black capri pants (and what looks to be the same panama hat). Josh Duboff, Vanities, "Meghan Markle Aces Her First Polo Weekend as a Duchess," 2 July 2018 As usual, Meghan showed off her impeccable style, this time opting for a simple white shirt, with black capri pants. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Looks Chic in a White Shirt and Black Capri Pants at the Polo with Prince Harry," 1 July 2018 She was last seen wearing a V-neck T-shirt, dark capri pants and no shoes. Brieanna J Frank, azcentral, "Mesa police seek woman who wandered from care facility overnight," 28 June 2018 Combined with his predilection for wearing capri pants, Manning made fun of him every day. Ben Baskin, SI.com, "Davis Webb Will Be Ready When It’s Time to Step Out of Eli Manning’s Shadow," 6 June 2018 The girl was last seen wearing a black midriff shirt with tan capri pants. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, "Marshals Arrest Sex Offender Suspected of Abducting 15-Year-Old Girl, But Teen Remains Missing," 29 May 2018 Katherine, who is English and was outfitted in an athletic jacket and capri pants, was irrepressible with stories about the day—the excitement of finally being able to demonstrate. Karan Mahajan, The New Republic, "After the Strongman," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of capri pants

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for capri pants

Capri, Italy

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capri pants

noun

English Language Learners Definition of capri pants

: close-fitting women's pants that end above the ankle

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