pant·​ie | \ ˈpan-tē How to pronounce pantie (audio) \
variants: or panty
plural panties

Definition of pantie

: a woman's or child's undergarment covering the lower trunk and made with closed crotch usually used in plural

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Despite the way Twitter feels about ‘em, the denim panties are already runway-approved, as they were showcased at Y/Project's Spring-Summer 2019 show during Paris Fashion Week. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Y/Project Created $315 Denim Panties," 31 Mar. 2019 Luckily, thanks to leak-proof technology, there’s now a way to save all your favorite panties. Teen Vogue, "These Are the 7 Best-Reviewed Period Panties on the Internet," 19 Mar. 2019 One hurdle may be the fact that Victoria's Secret simply doesn't carry sizes larger than a 40DDD in bras and an XL (equivalent to a size 16) in panties and apparel, meaning many, if not most plus-size models, are already sized out of the line. Hilary George-parkin, Glamour, "What's Holding Victoria's Secret Back From Body Diversity on the Runway?," 9 Nov. 2018 Seven years ago, Winnie Harlow was meticulously folding, and re-folding, a rainbow of panties as an employee of the Canadian lingerie store, La Senza. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Winnie Harlow On (Finally!) Making it to the Victoria's Secret Runway," 8 Sep. 2018 Back in Boston, blank-faced Offred finds blood stains on her panties. Rena Gross, Billboard, "14 Crushing (And Occasionally Uplifting) Moments From 'Handmaid's Tale' Season 2, Episode 5," 16 May 2018 Close behind, socks with sandals (55 percent), Crocs (53 percent), baggy clothes (50 percent), Granny panties (45 percent), and dressing too youthfully (44 percent) were all seen as deal-breakers. Fox News, "These are the biggest first-date fashion deal-breakers, say singles," 2 Oct. 2018 Tighty-whities are the male equivalent of granny panties. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Are You Ready for the Return of Tighty-Whities? Gucci Sure Is," 25 Sep. 2018 For many in my community, that stigma was enough to discourage us from using nontraditional methods of blood catching, like menstrual cups and period panties. Teen Vogue, "Period Taboo and Menstrual Cups in the Black Community," 15 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of pantie

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pantie was in 1908

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variants: or panty \ ˈpan-​tē \
plural panties

Kids Definition of pantie

: a woman's or child's undergarment with short legs or no legs

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