granny panties

plural noun

informal
: women's underpants having a high waist and low-cut legs
I am no underwear aficionado, but it doesn't take a professional to gauge the well-established sentiment against granny panties.Melodi Erdogan

Examples of granny panties in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The future queen wore granny panties and a large brassiere. Ellen Gamerman, WSJ, 16 Nov. 2023 Beleaguered YouTuber Colleen Ballinger stood onstage in a black leotard, granny panties and smeared facepaint. Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of granny panties was in 1991

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“Granny panties.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granny%20panties. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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