Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pair of shorts having a flap or panel across the front and sometimes the back to resemble a skirt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a pair of shorts designed to look like a skirt via the addition of large swathes of fabric

Etymologies

sk(irt) + (sh)ort.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of shorts and skirt (Wiktionary)

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  • NOUN: A pair of shorts having a flap or panel across the front and sometimes the back to resemble a skirt.
    ETYMOLOGY: sk(irt) + (sh)ort.

    May 9, 2007