scanties

plural noun
scant·​ies | \ ˈskan-tēz How to pronounce scanties (audio) \

Definition of scanties

: abbreviated panties for women

First Known Use of scanties

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scanties

blend of scant entry 1 and panties

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