Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as pantaloons, 2.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pant.
- n. fashion Plural form of pant.
- v. To pull someone’s pants down; to forcibly remove someone’s pants.
- adj. UK, slang of inferior quality, rubbish.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately.
- n. Underpants.
- n. Underpants worn by women; panties.
- n. underpants worn by women
- Shortened from pantaloons ("trousers"). (Wiktionary)
“*runs, runs, runs fawls to nees dat hurt and pants, pants, pants* Halp!”
“The term 'pants' comes from the Italian word pantalone.”
“Should be out of diapers ... that poop in the pants is a dead give away to some critters.”
“She loves wearing dresses & some days the only way I can get her into pants is to remind her that we do not get to climb trees in our dresses ... unless there are pants underneath.”
“Peeing your pants is a good deterent for all sane people to avoid you, including liberals.”
“I have a few favs: the girls flannel flower guitar on brownand the tomboy: cap sleeve t-heather gray, but I love them all! the smarty pants is adorable too!”
“Searching prisoners pants is one of those jobs that we all have to do, but no one particularly likes doing.”
“For example, a POW could be wearing pants from a Frenchman,”
“Life without pants is very good and life without underpants is even better sometimes.”
“We get more accomplished by being charming than we would be flaunting around in pants and smoking.”
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