keep your pants on

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of keep your pants on

US, informal
used to tell someone to be patient
  • "Aren't you ready to leave yet?" "Keep your pants on! I'll be ready in a minute."

Word by Word Definitions

keep play
  1. : to retain in one's possession or power

  2. : to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

  3. : to have in control

  1. : the means or provisions by which one is kept

  2. : one that keeps or protects: such as

  3. : fortress, castle

your play
  1. : of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors, agent or agents, or object or objects of an action

  2. : of or relating to one or oneself

  3. used with little or no meaning almost as an equivalent to the definite article the

pants
  1. : an outer garment covering each leg separately and usually extending from the waist to the ankle

  2. : men's underpants

  3. : pantie


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