noun (used with a plural verb)
- trouser suit,
- trousseau's sign,
- trousseau's syndrome,
- trout lily
Origin of trousers
Origin of trouser
Examples from the Web for trousers
The (very wealthy) de la Renta women wore bold colors, flared sleeves, full-bodied skirts and trousers.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82|Tim Teeman|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gracie packed up her Wellington boots, long-sleeved shirts, and trousers, and flew to Caracas with a five-liter alembic still.When a Modern-Day Indiana Jones Met an Adventurous Gin Distiller|Ann Binlot|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We will have to hear what he says,” said one as he smoothed out his trousers.
Think wearing yellow lipstick, lime-green nails, and a SpongeBob SquarePants jumper with no trousers.The Improbable Rise of Rita Ora: A Guide for the Modern-Day Celebrity|Emma Gannon|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The creases in his trousers are so fierce they look like crowbars are sewn into them.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had taken off his coat and waistcoat and his trousers seemed smothered with dust.Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Wilmot's giving hand had slipped automatically into his trousers pocket.The Penalty|Gouverneur Morris
He had already put one of the young mice in his trousers pocket when the mother reappeared out of the stubble beside the nest.
I managed to lose my cap, a shot went through the collar of my coat, and one through my trousers.
He was dressed rather gorgeously in a cashmere tunic, gold-bedecked belt, trousers, high boots and turban.At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray
Word Origin for trousers
1610s, earlier trouzes (1580s), extended from trouse (1570s), with plural ending typical of things in pairs, from Gaelic or Middle Irish triubhas "close-fitting shorts," of uncertain origin. The unexplained intrusive second -r- is perhaps by influence of drawers.