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Leather shorts, often with H-shaped suspenders, worn traditionally in Bavaria and the Tyrol by men and boys.

[German, from Middle High German lederhose : leder, leather (from Old High German ledar) + hose, trousers (from Old High German hosa; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots).]


pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) leather shorts with H-shaped braces, worn by men in Austria, Bavaria, etc
[German: leather trousers]


(ˈleɪ dərˌhoʊ zən)

leather shorts, usu. with suspenders, worn esp. in Bavaria.
[1935–40; < German, =Leder leather + Hosen trousers, shorts]
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Noun1.lederhosen - leather shorts often worn with suspenderslederhosen - leather shorts often worn with suspenders; worn especially by men and boys in Bavaria
short pants, shorts, trunks - trousers that end at or above the knee
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