pant leg

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noun

a leg of a pair of pants.

Nearby words

  1. panspermia,
  2. pansy,
  3. pansystolic,
  4. pansystolic murmur,
  5. pant,
  6. pant-,
  7. pantagraph,
  8. pantagruel,
  9. pantalets,
  10. pantalgia

Origin of pant leg

First recorded in 1955–60

Also called pant.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pant leg

  • One of the sparks which had struck my pants burned around, very neatly taking off the cuff and an inch or two of the pant-leg.

    Steel|Charles Rumford Walker
  • To the other was given a pant-leg, or something of this kind, stuffed with paper or rags.

    In The Ranks|R. E. McBride