Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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

Etymologies

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

[sk(irt) + (sh)ort.]

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Blend of shorts and skirt

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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