Bermuda shorts
noun plural Date: 1951 knee-length walking shorts

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bermuda shorts — (also Bermudas) ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ casual knee length shorts …   English terms dictionary

  • Bermuda shorts — ☆ Bermuda shorts pl.n. n. short pants extending to just above the knee: also bermudas pl.n …   English World dictionary

  • Bermuda shorts — British military commanders Brooke Popham and Wavell in WW II Bermuda Shorts, also known as walking shorts or dress shorts, are a particular type of short trousers, now widely worn as semi casual attire by both men and women. The hem can be… …   Wikipedia

  • Bermuda-Shorts — Bermuda Shortspl 1.kurzeUnterhosen.Meinteigentlichdiehalbkurzen(Oberschenkel )HosenderenglischenKolonialoffiziereaufdenBermuda Inseln.BSD1965ff. 2.Turnhose.1965ff,sold 3.Badehose.1965ff,BSD …   Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • Bermuda shorts — shorts extending almost to the knee, worn for informal warm weather dress. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bermuda-Shorts — Ber|mu|da|shorts auch: Ber|mu|da Shorts 〈[ ʃɔ:rts] Pl.〉 bis zu den Knien reichende Shorts [nach den Bermuda Inseln im Atlantischen Ozean] * * * Ber|mu|da|shorts, Ber|mu|da Shorts <Pl.> [nach den Bermudainseln]: fast knielange Shorts …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bermuda shorts — n.pl. (also Bermudas) close fitting shorts reaching the knees. Etymology: Bermuda in the W. Atlantic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bermuda-Shorts — D✓Ber|mu|da|shorts, Ber|mu|da Shorts Plural (fast knielange Shorts oder Badehose) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Bermuda shorts — Bermu′da shorts′ n. clo (used with a pl. v.) shorts extending almost to the knee • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bermuda shorts — noun A type of knee high shorts. Syn: Bermudas …   Wiktionary

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