underpants

plural noun un·der·pants \ ˈən-dər-ˌpan(t)s \
|Updated on: 1 Jul 2018

Definition of underpants

: a usually short undergarment for the lower torso : drawers

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First Known Use of underpants

1925

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UNDERPANTS Defined for English Language Learners

underpants

Definition of underpants for English Language Learners

  • : underwear that people wear on the lower part of their bodies

  • : underpants for men and boys


UNDERPANTS Defined for Kids

underpants

noun plural un·der·pants \ ˈən-dər-ˌpants \

Definition of underpants for Students

: underwear worn on the lower part of the body


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