cargo pants

plural noun

Definition of cargo pants

: 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 The driver, its sole occupant, wore a black shirt and cargo pants. New York Times, 16 Oct. 2021 Barbie’s exclusive wardrobe features cargo pants, a cutout bodysuit, knee-high boots, a classic tee and paparazzi-worthy sunglasses. Essence, 1 Dec. 2021 Saint, meanwhile, adorably matched in a black padded motocross jacket, cargo pants, and a pair of YEEZY 450s. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, 5 Dec. 2021 The video showed the man wearing cargo pants and a tactical jacket twice using pepper spray on officers, then using those empty cans as projectiles. Mark Thiessen, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Oct. 2021 For example, the cargo pants in the original offering will come in anything from fleece to ripstop nylon. Tim Newcomb, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 Disick, 38, kept it casual in a black North Face puffer vest over a matching hoodie with camouflage cargo pants and a pair of white Nikes. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 10 Oct. 2021 The uniforms — gray cargo pants, black shoes, a belt and a polo shirt with the reserve officer patch on the arm — arrived Tuesday ahead of the event at police headquarters. Leslie Postal, orlandosentinel.com, 20 Oct. 2021 Freeman has been sending the monitors into school anyway, tucked into the pockets of his sons' cargo pants. The New York Times, Arkansas Online, 11 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of cargo pants

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cargo pants was in 1951

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Last Updated

7 Jan 2022

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“Cargo pants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cargo%20pants. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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