Definitions

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  • noun plurale tantum A set of matching briefs and top (usually a sleeveless or t-shirt) themed after a superhero or other fictional character, popular in the 1980s, when it was worn by children.

Etymologies

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A trademark of the 1970s.

Examples

  • DJs Jess and Bastard oversee rock n 'roll haircuts, go-go dancers in their "underoos," and the proverbial "live bands."

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  • DJs Jess and Bastard oversee rock n 'roll haircuts, go-go dancers in their "underoos," and the proverbial "live bands."

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  • DJs Jess and Bastard oversee rock n 'roll haircuts, go-go dancers in their "underoos," and the proverbial "live bands."

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  • I knew who my heroes were and would cling to them with all my might, my surviving legacies of what I could be- a superior id in underoos.

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  • I happened to be driving by that low-rent trailer park about the time he claims he was out, and I saw a grossly obese, unshaven, unbathed, toothless slob in pee-stained Spiderman underoos and his favorite Bart Simpson T-shirt that his mom bought him 15 years ago for his 10th birthday.

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  • Until then, there is a moat surrounding a castle, where the squirrel blood drains into, feeding the fish, receding back into time, and I find that my underoos fit me a-ok.

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  • He stands wearing Superman underoos and nothing else.

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  • I am wearing … an Ohio State t-shirt (go Buckeyes!), jeans that are too big for me (most of my pants are right now), flowered underoos (just what you wanted to know, eh?) and a striped bra (more TMI?).

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  • I am wearing … an Ohio State t-shirt (go Buckeyes!), jeans that are too big for me (most of my pants are right now), flowered underoos (just what you wanted to know, eh?) and a striped bra (more TMI?).

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  • The only time a fourth-grader should be this close to flashing her underoos is if she is hanging by her knees from the monkey bars.

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