[ bel-bot-uh m ]
/ ˈbɛlˌbɒt əm /
Also bell-bot·tomed. (of trousers) wide and flaring at the bottoms of the legs.
bell-bottoms, (used with a plural verb) bell-bottom trousers.
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- bell, john,
- bell-hanger's bit,
- bell-shaped curve,
Origin of bell-bottom
First recorded in 1885–90
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