tap pants
noun plural Date: 1977 a loose-fitting woman's undergarment of a style similar to shorts formerly worn for tap dancing

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  • tap pants — plural noun N. Amer. brief lingerie shorts, usually worn with a camisole top …   English new terms dictionary

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