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trouser

noun trou·ser \ ˈtrau̇-zər \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of trouser

: pants 1 usually used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of trouser

alteration of earlier trouse, from Scottish Gaelic triubhas


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trouser

adjective

Definition of trouser

1 : of, relating to, or designed for trousers
  • trouser pockets
2 : of or relating to a male dramatic role played by a woman

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First Known Use of trouser

circa 1771

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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