noun (used with a plural verb)
casual pants that end slightly below the knee.
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- clam up,
Origin of clam diggers
1850–55, for literal sense
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Examples from the Web for clam-diggers
Right sorry were the two little “clam-diggers” to leave the little companion of delightful days, and grandparents.Blazing The Way|Emily Inez Denny
About nineteen, and the picture of the blonde that sits on the palisades of the Rhine and charms the clam-diggers into the surf.Strictly Business|O. Henry
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