noun, often attributive
knick·​er | \ -kə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of knicker

1 knickers plural : knickerbockers
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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History and Etymology for knicker

short for knickerbocker

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“Knicker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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