Definition of underwear
: clothing or an article of clothing worn next to the skin and under other clothing
Examples of underwear in a Sentence
underwear has got to be the most boring thing that one could ever receive as a birthday present!
Recent Examples of underwear from the Web
At Grace Park from 1 to 3 p.m., adults can receive a one-day Metro bus pass and fill their bags with new socks, underwear, toothpaste, shampoo and other basic essentials.
The autopsy report said Cornell, who was 6-foot-3 and weighed 180 pounds, was in a torn gray T-shirt and black underwear.
Corners of the Internet are cheering the hugely popular British fashion store Asos for featuring photos of unedited swimsuit and underwear models with visible stretch marks.
And, of course, they're all outfitted in CK threads, from 205W39NYC bi-color western-meets-marching band shirts to Calvin Klein underwear.
Police said Boyd try to conceal 12 packages of underwear in a messenger bag and leave the store without paying.
In 2017, PETA was back at it, with underwear-clad activists wearing crocodile masks and signs shaped like Hermès Birkin bags protesting outside LFW this past February.
Lab tests linked Smith’s DNA to a semen stain on the girl’s underwear.
Attendees brought bouquets of roses and sunflowers, plenty of balloons, and a few gifts — including a bag containing body spray, T-shirts and underwear for one lucky graduate.
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First Known Use of underwear
UNDERWEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of underwear for English Language Learners
: clothing that is worn next to your skin and under other clothing
UNDERWEAR Defined for Kids
Definition of underwear for Students
: clothing worn next to the skin and under other clothing
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