[ ley-der-hoh-zuh n ]
/ ˈleɪ dərˌhoʊ zən /

plural noun

leather shorts, usually with suspenders, worn especially in Bavaria.



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Origin of lederhosen

1935–40; < German, equivalent to Leder leather + Hosen trousers, shorts
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British Dictionary definitions for lederhosen

/ (ˈleɪdəˌhəʊzən) /

pl n

leather shorts with H-shaped braces, worn by men in Austria, Bavaria, etc

Word Origin for lederhosen

German: leather trousers
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