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bell-bottom

[bel-bot-uh m] /ˈbɛlˌbɒt əm/
adjective
1.
Also, bell-bottomed. (of trousers) wide and flaring at the bottoms of the legs.
noun
2.
bell-bottoms, (used with a plural verb) bell-bottom trousers.
Origin of bell-bottom
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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Word Origin and History for bell bottoms
n.

type of trousers, 1882, from bell (n.) + bottom (n.).

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