undies
noun plural Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1900 underwear; especially women's underwear

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • undies — 1906, diminutive euphemistic abbreviation for women s underwear (or undergarments) …   Etymology dictionary

  • undies — ► PLURAL NOUN informal ▪ articles of underwear …   English terms dictionary

  • undies — [un′dēz] pl.n. [dim. euphemistic abbrev.] Informal women s or girls underwear …   English World dictionary

  • undies — n. underclothing; underpants, especially women’s. □ I like red undies. □ Where are my clean undies? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • undies — [[t]ʌ̱ndiz[/t]] N PLURAL: oft poss N You can refer to a woman or girl s underwear as their undies. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • undies — /un deez/, n.pl. women s or children s underwear. [1895 1900; UND(ERWEAR) + IE + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • undies — noun underwear, especially for females. Syn: knickers, panties, Reg Grundys …   Wiktionary

  • Undies — underwear …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • undies — I Australian Slang underwear II Canadian Slang underwear …   English dialects glossary

  • undies — un|dies [ˈʌndi:z] n [plural] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: underclothes] informal underwear …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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