Advertisement

Advertisement

View synonyms for underthings

underthings

[ uhn-der-thingz ]

plural noun

  1. women's underclothes.


underthings

/ ˈʌndəˌθɪŋz /

plural noun

  1. girls' or women's underwear


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of underthings1

First recorded in 1840–50; under- + thing ( def ); + -s 3( def )
Discover More

Example Sentences

The idea that underthings can serve any other purpose besides a purely functional one, of course, is relatively new.

She put on the soft, beautiful underthings with unexpected pleasure in their daintiness.

There are her underthings—soft, frivolous, much-beribboned chemises, camisoles and petticoats.

Her outfit was new from the silken underthings to the sensible but attractive summer linen suit.

Her dress was not yet on, but her underthings were fully as elaborate and shimmering as any gown could hope to be.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


under the wireunderthroating