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pants

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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 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 \

Definition of pants for Students

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


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