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 Days later in Paris, a model on the Heron Preston catwalk wore patterned, low-rise cargo pants that showed off her black G-string. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Fashion Has Long Loved A Visible Thong. Can The Whale Tail Make A Comeback?," 18 Nov. 2020 Days later in Paris, a model on the Heron Preston catwalk wore patterned, low-rise cargo pants that showed off her black G-string. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Fashion Has Long Loved A Visible Thong. Can The Whale Tail Make A Comeback?," 18 Nov. 2020 Made with neoprene, wool, and cotton, his cargo pants are a sweats-meets-leggings hybrid accented with bows and tassels on each side. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Sukeina’s Newest Collection Rethinks the Work From Home Wardrobe," 8 Dec. 2020 Days later in Paris, a model on the Heron Preston catwalk wore patterned, low-rise cargo pants that showed off her black G-string. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Fashion Has Long Loved A Visible Thong. Can The Whale Tail Make A Comeback?," 18 Nov. 2020 For the vintage performance, Lopez wore a metallic silver halter top, black cargo pants, and her signature hoop earrings. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "J.Lo Just Tried Out an Ultra-Nostalgic '90s Hairstyle on Instagram," 12 Nov. 2020 Days later in Paris, a model on the Heron Preston catwalk wore patterned, low-rise cargo pants that showed off her black G-string. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Fashion Has Long Loved A Visible Thong. Can The Whale Tail Make A Comeback?," 18 Nov. 2020 The glowing musician sat in her bed with a groovy cropped Grateful Dead T-shirt and cargo pants, accessorized with a pillow. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Dua Lipa, FKA Twigs, Alicia Keys, and More," 21 Nov. 2020 Days later in Paris, a model on the Heron Preston catwalk wore patterned, low-rise cargo pants that showed off her black G-string. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Fashion Has Long Loved A Visible Thong. Can The Whale Tail Make A Comeback?," 13 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of cargo pants

1951, in the meaning defined above

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6 Jan 2021

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“Cargo pants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cargo%20pants. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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