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

Examples of pantie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try a Time-Saving Short Cut Designer Araks Yeramyan, of lingerie and swim line Araks, recommends an unconventional technique for smaller special care items: hand-washing bras and panties in the shower. Julia Gall, Marie Claire, "At-Home Dry Cleaning Hacks That Will Save Your Clothes and Your Money," 4 May 2020 Good jewelry, though, has the unique power to enhance any outfit, even one that consists only of granny panties and an oversized crewneck. Eliza Huber,, "7 Jewelry Trends Perfect For Zooming," 24 Apr. 2020 Another alternative is ditching the tampons all together and opting for more reusable options, like period panties or Diva cups! Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Can You Flush Tampons Down the Toilet?," 20 Nov. 2019 The performer was not naked but forgot to put a pair of panties over the tan leggings in the photograph. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, "Minnesota lawmaker introduces bill cutting funding to libraries that host ‘drag queen story hour’," 11 Mar. 2020 Not just panties but the boxer-briefs, kind of like shorts. Gail Acosta, Billboard, "Lizzo Talks Bold Style & What It Means to Have 'Juice': 'I Walk Into a Room and You Know What's Up'," 24 July 2019 Others, like Sa'iyda Shabazz, who saw periods as a fact of life but nothing special, are open to period panties, but still are not particularly fond of the idea of the menstrual cup. Teen Vogue, "Period Taboo and Menstrual Cups in the Black Community," 15 Nov. 2018 Scattered throughout the highlight reel of her seemingly unfiltered life — a whirl of awards shows, avocado-print panties, and outrageous memes — are moments of stark vulnerability, and exhaustion, too. Leah Greenblatt,, "Cuz we love her: Lizzo on flutes, f---boys, and what’s next after a wild year," 11 Dec. 2019 These panties are my ride or die, my one true lingerie love. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, "The Best Underwear Ever Is On Sale At Nordstrom Right Now," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of pantie

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pantie

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“Pantie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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More Definitions for pantie


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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