underpants

[ uhn-der-pants ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌpænts /

noun (used with a plural verb)

drawers or shorts worn under outer clothing, usually next to the skin.

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Origin of underpants

First recorded in 1920–25; under- + pants
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British Dictionary definitions for underpants

underpants
/ (ˈʌndəˌpænts) /

pl n

a man's undergarment covering the body from the waist or hips to the top of the thighs or kneesOften shortened to: pants
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