pants

noun

Definition of pants 

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 lega 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)

First Known Use of pants

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pants

short for pantaloons

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The first known use of pants was in 1833

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pants

noun plural
\ˈpants\

Kids Definition of pants

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

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