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trouser

[trou-zer]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to trousers or a trouser: trouser cuffs; a trouser seam.
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noun
  1. a leg of a pair of trousers.
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Origin of trouser

First recorded in 1600–10; back formation from trousers
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Examples from the Web for trouser

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Historical Examples

  • "She's bitten me," repeated the nephew, pulling up his trouser leg.

    The Burning Spear

    John Galsworthy

  • Fortunately he found in his trouser pocket a copper to satisfy the conductor.

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

  • I examined them with care, and there was no doubt that they were trouser buttons.

  • In a man it is perhaps better first to take the knee of the trouser.

  • The bottoms of his trouser legs hung about his knees in a fringe.


British Dictionary definitions for trouser

trouser

noun
  1. (modifier) of or relating to trouserstrouser buttons
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verb
  1. (tr) slang to take (something, esp money), sometimes surreptitiously, undeservedly or unlawfully
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