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noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. absorbent, knitted briefs or shorts, often of wool, used as a diaper cover on infants.
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Origin of soakers

soaker + -s3
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Examples from the Web for soakers

Historical Examples

  • A number of these soakers were still lying about and Joe saw his chance.

    Baseball Joe on the Giants

    Lester Chadwick

  • "They must have been hit with soakers," was Dale's comment, as he bent over Pepper.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall

    Arthur M. Winfield

  • He has given me some soakers, and he takes his medicine as if he liked it.

    Frank Merriwell at Yale

    Burt L. Standish