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plural noun
  1. women's or children's underwear.
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Origin of undies

First recorded in 1895–1900; und(erwear) + -ie + -s3
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Related Words for undies

underwear, corset, lingerie, shorts, undergarment, underpants, undershirt, bikini, bra, unmentionables, nightwear, underclothing, underclothes, nightclothes, undies, briefs, drawers, panties, G-string, skivvies

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British Dictionary definitions for undies


pl n
  1. informal women's underwear
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Word Origin and History for undies


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

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