lederhosen
noun plural Etymology: German, from Middle High German lederhose, from leder leather + hose trousers Date: 1936 leather shorts often with suspenders worn especially in Bavaria

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  • Lederhosen — ( leather trousers in German; singular: Lederhose ) are knee breeches (knickerbockers or shorts) made of leather. The word Lederhosen is frequently misspelled as Leiderhosen (literally, sadly breeches ), or liederhosen ( songs breeches ). The… …   Wikipedia

  • lederhosen — leather shorts worn in Alpine regions, 1937, German, lit. leather trousers (see LEATHER (Cf. leather) and HOSE (Cf. hose)). Old English had cognate leðerhose. Ger. hosen displaced O.H.G. bruch, from the basic Germanic word for trousers (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • lederhosen — [lā′dər hō΄zən] n. [Ger < MHG lederhose < leder, LEATHER + hose, pants: see HOSE] short leather pants of a kind worn with suspenders by men and boys in the Alps …   English World dictionary

  • Lederhosen — Dieser Artikel beschreibt das Kleidungsstück Lederhose. Für die gleichnamige Gemeinde in Thüringen siehe: Lederhose (Thüringen). Goaßlschnalzer in der Chiemgauer Tracht mit Leinenhemd, kurzer Lederhose, Haferlschuhen, Loferl und Hut mit Gamsbart… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lederhosen — Lederhose son unos pantalones de cuero, largos o cortos, típicos de Baviera, la Provincia autónoma de Bolzano y Austria. El Lederhose original es un traje típico de la región de los Alpes. Contenido …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lederhosen — Lederhose Une Lederhose typique des années soixante, avec pont à boutons et bretelles. La Lederhose, pl. Lederhosen, est un vêtement traditionnel originaire de Bavière (Allemagne). Son nom vient de l’allemand Leder cuir et Hose culotte et par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lederhosen —    (LAY der hoh zen) [German] Leather shorts, often with suspenders, worn by men in upper Bavaria and other Alpine regions.    They sell teddy bears, including some dressed in lederhosen and traditional Alpine hats …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • lederhosen — /lay deuhr hoh zeuhn/, n.pl. leather shorts, usually with suspenders, worn esp. in Bavaria. [1935 40; < G, equiv. to Leder LEATHER + Hosen trousers, shorts] * * * …   Universalium

  • lederhosen — noun /leːdə.hoːzən,ˈleɪdə(ɹ)ˌhəʊzən/ knee breeches made of leather …   Wiktionary

  • lederhosen —  Leather shorts …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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