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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A woman's or child's undergarment covering the lower trunk and made with closed crotch and very short legs. (plural)

Usage examples (35)
  • Putting on my big girl panties is taking on a whole new meaning.
  • Now, for the record, I hate the word panties, but you can't call them granny underwear.
  • Of the words we have in US English, panties is the only one which even approaches knickers.
  • Careful with the skirt, cos tucking the back up into your panties is way worse than any old open fly. for more
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