: a loose-fitting woman's undergarment of a style similar to shorts formerly worn for tap dancing
Examples of tap pants in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThen tap pants, looking like silky short shorts, ruled the underwear world until the 1940s and ’50s.
Shira Feder, Vox, 5 June 2019
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