cargo pants

plural noun

: pants with cargo pockets typically on the sides of the legs at thigh level

Examples of cargo pants in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, Genesis is rocking beige cargo pants and a black tank top with black sneakers. Raven Brunner, Peoplemag, 7 July 2024 Minimalist and functional, clothes spanned neon orange workwear to faux vintage sportswear to chokers and XXL cargo pants, all reminiscent of Berlin’s legendary nightlife style. Alice Pfeiffer, CNN, 25 June 2024 Pair it with these white cargo pants, which feature plenty of pockets to store necessities and have a comfortable elastic waistband with an adjustable drawstring. Michelle Rostamian, Peoplemag, 23 June 2024 Shorts, cargo pants and beards don’t come close to sending the warped message that cops covered in tattoos do. Voice Of The People, New York Daily News, 13 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for cargo pants 

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cargo pants was in 1951

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“Cargo pants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cargo%20pants. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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