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

  • Capri pants.

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  • n. capri pants


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  • The non-smoking section was made up of an amalgamation of typical middle Tennessee -- a middle aged woman in capris, with a Coach bag and fine highlights; an interior designer meeting with a client; two young couples: one with two adorable little boys dressed in madras pants and polo shirts with the collar up, the other childless, faces pinched at the noise.

    March 2007

  • Don’t you think a bunch of dudes in capris tossing around a ball and patting each others asses is sort of well you know … gay ….

    Think Progress » Cheney: Telling Leahy to ‘f*ck’ himself was ‘sort of the best thing I ever did.’

  • The capris are my staples from, De Designs, not free.

    Fashion World of SL

  • Whoever invented "capris" should be subjected to biting bugs that favor the lower leg.

    Page 2

  • Her denim capris were fitted and showed the world that post-baby weight was certainly not a problem for her.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

  • For the total "look", add a pair of flowered stretch capris, a belly bag and a slightly tight tee shirt. kathleengam

    how to "pass" for a Mexican

  • My husband and I wear shorts (longish shorts, I grant you) in hot weather, capris in warm weather (just me ... he's still in his shorts), and jeans in the winter.

    CLOTHES - what's hot and what's not in Mexico

  • I'm tired of wearing short pants that are geek length (at or above the ankle) or passing them off as long capris.

    Page 2

  • Here's a colorful hostess outfit: a print tunic top with beading and embroidery, worn with skinny pants or capris; just add jeweled ballet flats or bronze slides with a kitten heel.

    Hostess With the Mostest Style

  • We were both 20 years old and nothing else in my daily ration at the Cinematheque had come close to mapping out the way to shedding girlhood -- and my nickname Patty -- as this avatar in her black capris, ballet flats and Herald Tribune t-shirt.

    Patricia Zohn: Culture Zohn: The Enduring Magic of Breathless


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  • Calf-length slacks for women, popular in the 1960s

    Also called clamdiggers, petal pushers

    February 2, 2008