undershorts

[ uhn-der-shawrts ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌʃɔrts /

noun (used with a plural verb)

short underpants for men and boys.

Origin of undershorts

1945–50; under- + shorts
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Examples from the Web for undershorts

  • Rick luxuriated in the coolness of clean water, then stripped to his undershorts and threw his sodden clothes onto the pier.

    The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin

British Dictionary definitions for undershorts

undershorts

/ (ˈʌndəˌʃɔːts) /

pl n

another word for shorts (def. 2)
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