snow pants

plural noun
variants: or less commonly snowpants \ ˈsnō-​ˌpan(t)s How to pronounce snowpants (audio) \

Definition of snow pants

: pants for outdoor winter wear that are lined and often water-repellant Right after breakfast, the team members pull on their snow pants and their thick red parkas and their big white boots and their gloves and their goggles and their hats. The last thing they put on is black plastic face masks, which keep their noses from freezing in the wind.— Mary Roach

First Known Use of snow pants

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Snow pants.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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