undergarment

noun

un·​der·​gar·​ment ˈən-dər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce undergarment (audio)
: a garment to be worn under another

Examples of undergarment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The campaign varies from loungewear to trendy workout sets and undergarments, which are all offered in various colors and patterns. Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 15 Feb. 2024 The newest campaign which supports SKIMS delving into the men’s undergarments industry signals a new era for the company. Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 5 Feb. 2024 The metallic, net-like dress channeled both a 1920s flapper and an Egyptian goddess, its pins intricately arranged to resemble a collar and undergarments. Christy Choi, CNN, 5 Feb. 2024 Additionally, Jessie reached out to undergarment expert Kimmay Caldwell to learn more about what backs an excellent backless bra, including what to look for when shopping. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 2 Feb. 2024 If your exercise or intimates drawers are in need of a refresh, there are plenty of deals to take advantage of, including Calvin Klein undergarments and bike shorts. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, 11 Oct. 2023 According to his video, staff at the store — which was not named in the video — told Tookes that the corresponding undergarments to wear beneath the dress were available in two options. Virginia Chamlee, Peoplemag, 26 Jan. 2024 The first care packages that were delivered to the camp contained extra large T-shirts, boxer shorts and tzitzit, the ritual undergarments worn by Orthodox Jewish men. Isabel Kershner Avishag Shaar-Yashuv, New York Times, 19 Jan. 2024 The elevated undergarments to go with it—including a pair of formal black Calvin Klein briefs. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 9 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undergarment was in 1530

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“Undergarment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undergarment. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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undergarment

noun
un·​der·​gar·​ment ˈən-dər-ˌgär-mənt How to pronounce undergarment (audio)
: a garment to be worn under another

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