sweatpants
noun plural Date: 1925 pants having a drawstring or elastic waist and usually elastic cuffs at the ankle that are worn especially for exercise

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  • Sweatpants — are an informal variety of trousers intended for comfort or athletic purposes. In the UK they are varyingly known as track suit bottoms or the more informal jogging bottoms.In Australia and New Zealand they are known as track (or tracksuit) pants …   Wikipedia

  • sweatpants — by 1946, from SWEAT (Cf. sweat) + PANTS (Cf. pants) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sweatpants — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ loose, warm trousers with an elasticated or drawstring waist, worn for exercise or leisure …   English terms dictionary

  • sweatpants — [[t]swe̱tpænts[/t]] also sweat pants N PLURAL Sweatpants are the part of a sweatsuit that covers your legs …   English dictionary

  • sweatpants — /swet pants /, n. (used with a pl. v.) loose fitting pants of soft, absorbent fabric, as cotton jersey, usually with a drawstring at the waist and close fitting or elastic cuffs at the ankles, commonly worn during athletic activity for warmth or… …   Universalium

  • sweatpants — noun Informal cotton trousers, with an elasticated or drawstring waist, used for exercise etc …   Wiktionary

  • sweatpants — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. running pants, gym pants …   English dictionary for students

  • sweatpants — sweat|pants [ˈswetpænts] n [plural] AmE loose warm trousers, worn especially for sport or relaxation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweatpants — sweat|pants [ swet,pænts ] noun plural AMERICAN loose pants made of thick cotton that you wear for exercising or relaxing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sweatpants — n. loose cotton jersey pants with an elastic waist and cuffs (often worn for exercising) …   English contemporary dictionary

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