long johns

plural noun \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌjänz \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of long johns

: long underwear

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First Known Use of long johns

1941

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Definition of long johns for English Language Learners

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


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