trouser

[ trou-zer ]
/ ˈtraʊ zər /

adjective

of or relating to trousers or a trouser: trouser cuffs; a trouser seam.

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for trouser

trouser
/ (ˈtraʊzə) /

noun

(modifier) of or relating to trouserstrouser buttons

verb

(tr) slang to take (something, esp money), sometimes surreptitiously, undeservedly or unlawfully
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