American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A woman's full trousers cut to resemble a skirt. Often used in the plural.
- n. Singular form of culottes.
- n. a divided skirt
- From the French (Wiktionary)
- French, breeches, diminutive of cul, rump, from Latin cūlus; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Soldiers wore a knee breeches called a culotte, it extended from the waist to just below the knee.”
“In all I would have to say the filet and the culotte were my favorites.”
“Fortunately, the Victorian era fashion industry co-opted the word "culotte" and introduced the "split-skirt" for women who rode bicycles or horses.”
“Related English includes recoil, as well as a sassy word imported from French, culotte.”
“Bottega Veneta Bottega Veneta designer Tomas Maier 's white piqué jacket and culotte were inspired by the '20s tennis player Suzanne Lenglen .”
“Bottega Veneta designer Tomas Maier's white piqué jacket and culotte were inspired by the '20s tennis player Suzanne Lenglen.”
“The $725 Wang shorts have a "more culotte-style leg" than the others she owns, Ms. Wodehouse says, a feature that "injects that tough Kate Moss 'my boyfriend is in a rock band' kind of thing.”
“The next day there was a memo saying, you know, bug off, no more of this culotte jazz, this is an office of business.”
“Sectional assemblies were typically the hotbeds of direct democracy and sans-culotte militancy.”
“Especially through its influence over sans-culotte activism, the Commune expanded its political role as the Revolution progressed.”
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