underwear

noun un·der·wear \ ˈən-dər-ˌwer \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of underwear

: clothing or an article of clothing worn next to the skin and under other clothing

Examples of underwear in a Sentence

  1. underwear has got to be the most boring thing that one could ever receive as a birthday present!

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First Known Use of underwear

1870

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UNDERWEAR Defined for English Language Learners

underwear

Definition of underwear for English Language Learners

  • : clothing that is worn next to your skin and under other clothing


UNDERWEAR Defined for Kids

underwear

noun un·der·wear \ ˈən-dər-ˌwer \

Definition of underwear for Students

: clothing worn next to the skin and under other clothing


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