noun (used with a plural verb)
heavy waterproof trousers, usually of paraffin-soaked canvas, worn by loggers and fishermen.
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Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of tin pants
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby tin pants
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