underclothes

[ uhn-der-klohz, -klohth z ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz /

noun (used with a plural verb)

clothes worn under outer clothes.

Nearby words

  1. undercellar,
  2. undercharge,
  3. underclass,
  4. underclassman,
  5. underclay,
  6. underclothing,
  7. undercoat,
  8. undercoating,
  9. undercompensate,
  10. undercool

Origin of underclothes

First recorded in 1825–35; under- + clothes

Also called un·der·cloth·ing [uhn-der-kloh-th ing] /ˈʌn dərˌkloʊ ðɪŋ/.

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British Dictionary definitions for underclothes

underclothes

/ (ˈʌndəˌkləʊðz) /

pl n

a variant of underwear Also called: underclothing
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