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  1. wearing knickers.
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Also knick·er·bock·ered [nik-er-bok-erd] /ˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ərd/.

Origin of knickered

First recorded in 1895–1900; knicker(s) + -ed3
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Examples from the Web for knickerbockered

Historical Examples

  • They watched the knickerbockered figure of Mr. Britling receding up the hill, atlas and papers in his hands behind his back.

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through

    H. G. Wells

  • "Mary Rose Crocker," repeated the red lips and the knickerbockered legs jumped up and down.

    Mary Rose of Mifflin

    Frances R. Sterrett

  • Over the scene we will draw a veil, but we never saw the knickerbockered ladies again!

  • It stood on a sandy road, and a cold wind tickled his knickerbockered legs.

  • It was November, when knickerbockered and culture-seeking tourists no longer fill the cheap hotels of Paris.