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inseam

[ in-seem ]
/ ˈɪnˌsim /
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noun

an inside or inner seam of a garment, especially the seam of a trouser leg that runs from the crotch down to the bottom of the leg.

adjective

of or relating to such a seam: inseam measurements.
(of a pocket) placed at or sewn to an opening in the seam of a garment, usually the side seam, so as to lie completely inside the garment.

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Origin of inseam

First recorded in 1905–10; in-1 + seam
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