noun, often attributive knick·er \-kə(r)\

Definition of knicker



  1. 1 knickers plural :  knickerbockers

  2. 2 knickers plural :  pants for women or girls: such as a :  bloomers with fullness gathered on a band at the knee b chiefly British :  underpants c :  sport or leisure pants similar in design to knickerbockers

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Origin and Etymology of knicker

short for knickerbocker

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a trip made at another's expense

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