long johns

plural noun \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌjänz \
Updated on: 29 Mar 2018

Definition of long johns

: long underwear

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First Known Use of long johns

1941


LONG JOHNS Defined for English Language Learners

long johns

Definition of long johns for English Language Learners

  • : underwear that covers your legs and that is worn in cold weather


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