undies

[ uhn-deez ]
/ ˈʌn diz /

plural noun

women's or children's underwear.

Nearby words

  1. undeterred,
  2. undeveloped,
  3. undeviating,
  4. undiagnosed,
  5. undid,
  6. undifferentiated,
  7. undifferentiated type fever,
  8. undigested,
  9. undigestible,
  10. undignified

Origin of undies

First recorded in 1895–1900; und(erwear) + -ie + -s3

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British Dictionary definitions for undies

undies

/ (ˈʌndɪz) /

pl n

informal women's underwear
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Word Origin and History for undies

undies

n.

1906, diminutive euphemistic abbreviation for women's underwear (or undergarments).

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