pants

noun
1 or less commonly pant , chiefly US : an outer garment covering each leg separately and usually extending from the waist to the ankle
  • a pair of pants
  • wearing short/long pants
often used before another noun
  • a pants leg
sometimes used in the singular form pant especially before another noun and in clothing catalogs
  • a pant leg
  • a classic khaki pant
2 chiefly British : men's underpants
3 : pantie
with one's pants down
US, informal
: in an embarrassing position (as of being unprepared to act)

Origin and Etymology of pants

short for pantaloons


PANTS Defined for Kids

pants

noun plural \ ˈpants \
: a piece of clothing usually reaching from the waist to the ankle and covering each leg separately


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