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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Trousers; breeches.

Usage examples (29)
  • My nether garments are handed to the khan; in the pocket of my pantaloons is a purse containing a few kerans.
  • Josiah and Sam Liggins were well dressed, only their pantaloons were a trifle too short and their shoes needed blacking.
  • Now she knows all pants as "pantaloons" ... but pronounces it "pantapoon."
  • From the first week of her life, I always referred to her pants as "pantaloons" because I was (and am) reading the Aubrey/Maturin seafaring series by Patrick O'Brian. for more
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