pantywaist

noun panty·waist \ ˈpan-tē-ˌwāst \

Definition of pantywaist

1 : a child's garment consisting of short pants buttoned to a waist
2 : sissy

pantywaist

adjective

First Known Use of pantywaist

1910

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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