pant·​ie ˈpan-tē How to pronounce pantie (audio)
variants or panty
plural panties
: a woman's or child's undergarment covering the lower trunk and made with closed crotch
usually used in plural

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Try a Time-Saving Short Cut Designer Araks Yeramyan, of lingerie and swim line Araks, recommends an unconventional technique for smaller special care items: hand-washing bras and panties in the shower. Julia Gall, Marie Claire, 4 May 2020 Good jewelry, though, has the unique power to enhance any outfit, even one that consists only of granny panties and an oversized crewneck. Eliza Huber,, 24 Apr. 2020 Another alternative is ditching the tampons all together and opting for more reusable options, like period panties or Diva cups! Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 20 Nov. 2019 The performer was not naked but forgot to put a pair of panties over the tan leggings in the photograph. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, 11 Mar. 2020 Not just panties but the boxer-briefs, kind of like shorts. Gail Acosta, Billboard, 24 July 2019 Others, like Sa'iyda Shabazz, who saw periods as a fact of life but nothing special, are open to period panties, but still are not particularly fond of the idea of the menstrual cup. Teen Vogue, 15 Nov. 2018 Scattered throughout the highlight reel of her seemingly unfiltered life — a whirl of awards shows, avocado-print panties, and outrageous memes — are moments of stark vulnerability, and exhaustion, too. Leah Greenblatt,, 11 Dec. 2019 These panties are my ride or die, my one true lingerie love. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, 24 July 2019 See More

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Word History


pants entry 1

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pantie was in 1908

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Cite this Entry

“Pantie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition


variants or panty
plural panties
: a woman's or child's undergarment covering the lower trunk
usually used in plural
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