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- n. Alternative spelling of sweatpants.
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- n. loose-fitting trousers with elastic cuffs; worn by athletes
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Long jumper Bob Beamon, who on his first attempt jumped 29 feet 2.5 inches, breaking the world record by almost 2 feet, received his long jump gold medal with his sweat pants rolled up to show black socks, which was also accepted.
The only items missing were the sweat pants and shirt and a pair of soft flat-soled black slippers, the kind for sale in any Chinatown, that he'd worn the night before.