- 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
- another word for shorts (def. 2)