American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An outer garment for covering the body from the waist to the ankles, divided into sections to fit each leg separately. Often used in the plural.
- adj. Of, designed for, or found on trousers: trouser legs; trouser cuffs.
- n. used attributively as a modifier Of or relating to trousers.
- n. in clothing retail and fashion A pair of trousers.
- v. transitive, UK, informal To put money into one's trouser pocket; to pocket.
- v. transitive, UK, informal To legally remove funds from an organization for personal use.
- v. transitive, UK, informal To secretively steal an item or money for personal use.
- n. (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
- n. a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers
- Back-formation from trousers, alteration of obsolete trouse, from Scottish Gaelic triubhas. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I know women who are still wearing his broad-shouldered, narrow-hipped black satin trouser suits from 12 years ago or his magical little black dresses, with an inner bodicing that narrowed the waist and emphasized the breasts.”
“The trouser is a key item and much has been written about Gap 's Premium Pant collection.”
“Last time I checked 35000 people a year were killed or seriously injured each year in trouser related accidents (inc. tights), every one of them avoidable.”
“Ginevra lifts what can only be called a trouser leg, because that is what it is, though they are very seldom seen alone.”
“American Joyce DiDonato is at the top of her game in this sizzling collection of arias representing the gender-bending opera roles - called trouser roles in the biz - that mezzo-sopranos are frequently called on to play.”
“New protective gear -- such as trouser covers made of fiber-reinforcement materials -- and an increased emphasis on safety have helped to reduce injuries among lumberjacks, says Paul Branch, who manages the timber department at Pike Lumber Co. in Akron, Ind. Still, accidents do occur from time to time, and some even result in death.”
“( "What Will I Do Without Euridice?"), I was sold forever, even though Orfeo ed Euridice featured a so-called "trouser" lead role, a part originally written for a castrato, but these days performed by a female mezzo-soprano in drag.”
“The suits are made from pure merino wool and woven in the British mill first used by Montague Burton over 70 years ago and feature intricate detailing such as trouser brace buttons and an embroidered Burton "B" on the under collar.”
“I LOVE the word "trouser," because it makes me feel like Anna Wintour!”
“He had felt cold and thought it would be warm inside Mr. Morris 'trouser's leg.”
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