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

  • noun plural Shorts or briefs worn as an undergarment, especially those for a man; underpants.

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  • noun Underpants, type of underwear worn in skin contact with the hip portion of the body, small enough to be worn invisibly under shorts.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ shorts, by analogy with underpants, etc.

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