get one's knickers in a twist

Definition of get one's knickers in a twist

British, informal

  1. :  to become upset about something that is not very important Don't get your knickers in a twist: I'll be ready in a minute!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

knickersplay
  1. :  loose-fitting short pants gathered at the knee

    :  underpants

twistplay
  1. :  to unite by winding

    :  to make by twisting strands together

    :  to mingle by interlacing

  1. :  an act of twisting :  the state of being twisted

    :  a dance performed with strenuous gyrations especially of the hips

    :  the spin given the ball in any of various games


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