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

Examples of capri pants in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dress code also requires students to wear solid colored shirts and slacks, shorts or capri pants in navy blue, black or khaki colors. Raja Razek And Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN, 24 June 2022 Think of Jackie Kennedy Onassis on the island wearing, yes, capri pants. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 17 June 2022 The white capri pants that ran below his knees back in the day were long since traded in for more standard shorts; Sunday’s were turquoise. Howard Fendrich, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 June 2022 The white capri pants that ran below his knees back in the day were long since traded in for more standard shorts; Sunday’s were turquoise. Howard Frendrich, The Christian Science Monitor, 5 June 2022 The white capri pants that ran below his knees back in the day were long since traded in for more standard shorts. Howard Fendrich, Chicago Tribune, 5 June 2022 The same was seen at Versace, where thin models walked in low-rise metallic mini skirts and cropped tops, while Lee sported a flowy button-down shirt and capri pants. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 25 Mar. 2022 The same was seen at Versace, where thin models walked in low-rise metallic mini skirts and cropped tops, while Lee sported a flowy button-down shirt and capri pants. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 25 Mar. 2022 The same was seen at Versace, where thin models walked in low-rise metallic mini skirts and cropped tops, while Lee sported a flowy button-down shirt and capri pants. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 25 Mar. 2022 See More

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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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7 Jul 2022

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“Capri pants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capri%20pants. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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