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

  • Vulgar Slang Strong sexual desire.
  • Very brief tight shorts worn by women as an outer garment.

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  • n. Someone (especially a woman) with a high sexual appetite.
  • n. Very brief and tight legless shorts for women and girls.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state of sexual arousal
  • n. skin-tight very short pants worn by young women as an outer garment


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  • Commonly known as "short shorts." These are short, tight shorts, usually made of cotton, nylon, or some other common material. They are meant to emphasize the buttocks and the legs. Hot pants were very popular in the early 1970s, but declined in popularity during the late 1970s.


    February 3, 2008