longies

[ lawng-eez, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋ iz, ˈlɒŋ- /

noun (used with a plural verb)

long underwear, especially for winter use.
long pants for boys.

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Origin of longies

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; long1 + -ie + -s3
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