undergarment

noun
un·​der·​gar·​ment | \ ˌən-dər-ˌgär-mənt \

Definition of undergarment

: a garment to be worn under another

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The pieces can be worn as undergarments or as actual clothing, so all the fabrications have dual purpose. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Will Include a Mary Katrantzou Capsule Collection," 4 Oct. 2018 Alana Clark, a 21-year-old senior at Virginia Tech, is one of more than 200 college students across the country using their Instagram accounts to promote Victoria’s Secret Pink sportswear and undergarments. Claire Ballentine, The Seattle Times, "The hot college gig: online brand promoter," 1 Sep. 2018 David Cross to perform at Utah college despite protests after 'deeply offensive' pic in Mormon undergarments. Fox News, "FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump suggests he 'could run' Mueller probe; MTV's VMAs turn into Trump bash-fest," 21 Aug. 2018 Both looks were totally sheer and revealed the models' undergarments, though, at this point, the girls are professionals at baring it all. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner Wore Sheer Alberta Ferretti Outfits on the Spring '19 Runway," 19 Sep. 2018 Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wear white, two-piece cotton undergarments daily considered similar to holy vestments in other faiths, like a Catholic nun's habit or a Muslim skullcap. Sasha Savitsky, Fox News, "David Cross offends with jokes about Mormons, beating up Donald Trump," 24 Aug. 2018 Members of the faith wear white, two-piece cotton undergarments daily considered similar to holy vestments in other faiths, like a Catholic nun’s habit or a Muslim skullcap. Lindsay Whitehurst, The Seattle Times, "David Cross show on at Utah college after ‘offensive’ tweet," 21 Aug. 2018 The other is made of breathable mesh, perfect for undergarments, socks, and other small items. Seamus Bellamy, USA TODAY, "The 5 best suitcases for every type of traveler," 11 Apr. 2018 Jabs about Mormon undergarments have surfaced before, including during Mormon Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential run. Lindsay Whitehurst, The Seattle Times, "David Cross show on at Utah college after ‘offensive’ tweet," 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of undergarment

1530, in the meaning defined above

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undergarment

noun

English Language Learners Definition of undergarment

somewhat old-fashioned : a piece of underwear

undergarment

noun
un·​der·​gar·​ment | \ ˈən-dər-ˌgär-mənt \

Kids Definition of undergarment

: a garment to be worn under another

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