[hot pants for 1; hot pants for 2]
- (used with a plural verb) very brief and usually tight-fitting shorts for women and girls, first popularized in the early 1970s.
- (used with a singular verb) Slang. strong sexual desire.
Origin of hot pants
First recorded in 1965–70
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- very brief skin-tight shorts, worn by young women
- slang a feeling of sexual arousalhe has hot pants for her
Word Origin and History for hot pants
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper