inseam
noun Date: 1886 the seam on the inside of the leg of a pair of pants; also the length of this seam

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inseam — in seam ([i^]n s[=e]m), n. 1. An inside seam of an article of clothing; especially, the seam that runs from the crotch of a trouser leg down to the bottom. [PJC] 2. The length of the inseam of a trouser leg. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inseam — In*seam , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inseamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inseaming}.] To impress or mark with a seam or cicatrix. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inseam — [in′sēm΄] n. an inner seam; specif., the seam from the crotch to the bottom of a trouser leg …   English World dictionary

  • Inseam — In tailoring, the inseam is the seam that binds the length of the inner pant leg. The distance from the bottom crotch to the lower ankle is also known as the inseam. The inseam length determines the length of the inner pant leg to appropriately… …   Wikipedia

  • inseam — /in seem /, n. 1. an inside or inner seam of a garment, esp. the seam of a trouser leg that runs from the crotch down to the bottom of the leg. adj. 2. of or pertaining to such a seam: inseam measurements. 3. (of a pocket) placed at or sewn to an …   Universalium

  • inseam — ˈinˌsēm noun Etymology: in (II) + seam : an inner seam: as a. : the seam from the crotch to the leg bottom of trousers b. : a seam showing on the inside only used for articles (as gloves) often made without outside seams …   Useful english dictionary

  • inseam — noun The seam of a trouser up the inside of the leg …   Wiktionary

  • inseam — in|seam [ ın,sim ] noun count AMERICAN the length of your leg measured on the inside from the top to the foot …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inseam — noun N. Amer. another term for inside leg …   English new terms dictionary

  • inseam — in·seam …   English syllables

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