undershorts
noun plural Date: 1944 underpants for men or boys

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • undershorts — ☆ undershorts [un′dər shôrts΄ ] pl.n. short underpants worn by men and boys …   English World dictionary

  • undershorts — noun Underpants, type of underwear worn in skin contact with the hip portion of the body, small enough to be worn invisibly under shorts. I have one clean pair of undershorts …   Wiktionary

  • undershorts — /un deuhr shawrts /, n. (used with a pl. v.) short underpants for men and boys. [1945 50; UNDER + SHORTS] * * * …   Universalium

  • undershorts — un|der|shorts [ˈʌndəʃo:ts US ˈʌndərʃo:rts] n [plural] ↑underpants for men or boys …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • undershorts — un|der|shorts [ ʌndər,ʃɔrts ] noun plural OLD FASHIONED short pants worn by men or boys as underwear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • undershorts — n. short underpants worn by boys and men …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undershorts — plural noun chiefly N. Amer. underpants …   English new terms dictionary

  • undershorts — UK [ˈʌndə(r)ˌʃɔː(r)ts] / US [ˈʌndərˌʃɔrts] noun [plural] mainly American old fashioned underpants …   English dictionary

  • undershorts — un•der•shorts [[t]ˈʌn dərˌʃɔrts[/t]] n. (used with a pl. v.) clo short underpants for men and boys • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • undershorts — n. US short underpants; trunks …   Useful english dictionary

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