from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun plural Long bloomers formerly worn as underwear by women and girls.
- noun plural Chiefly British Panties.
- noun plural Full breeches gathered and banded just below the knee.
from The Century Dictionary.
- A contraction of knickerbockers. Also used adjectively, in the form knicker: as, a knicker suit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural The name for a style of loose-fitting short trousers, gathered in and ending at the knees; smallclothes; called also
- noun plural British Underpants, especially of women; panties.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun colloquial, rare
- noun UK, New Zealand
- interjection A mild exclamation of annoyance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun trousers ending above the knee
- noun underpants worn by women
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Happy to see the tradition of Hannah Spearrit in her knickers is being continued. #primeval The Egyptian stuff ... wince.
Tweets I have known 2009
PS I had a look for a picture of aman in knickers by way of humour. .yeeeesh, Bough was clearly not alone in his peculiar predelictions.
Come Backs More Absurd Newmania 2008
I agree that anyone who used the term underpants to describe french knickers is not portraying your “voice” properly to the average american.
I say pyjama… 2008
Though I don't quote lyrics in this chapter, the song they dance to in their knickers is called Sway and it's the Julie London version.
Insomnia is Good for Something amberfocus 2008
In Britan (& Ireland) knickers is used as a term for everyday underwear (i.e. cotton etc) while French Knickers denotes a totally unique style, shape and allusion.
I say pyjama… 2008
Would it be fair to say she is a pig in knickers?? on December 21, 2007 at 3: 24 pm | Reply Stocking
Platform Two for Metro City « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2007
I think that buying coloured knickers is perhaps a metaphor for my larger state of mind at the moment.
The One With The Big Changes Afoot kisobel 2007
For his final event, Lodwick competed in knickers, a Norwegian ski club sweater and a necktie.
On these journeys, it was his custom to dress in knickers or shorts and to go into remote villages and other places not usually touched by people on a grand tour.
How Goes The War? 1942
On being paparazzied: "I don't want to fall over; I just want to get to my car, because if I fall over, someone's going to shove a camera lens up my skirt and get a picture of my knickers, which is kind of not cool."