knickers

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knick·ers

 (nĭk′ərz)
pl.n.
1.
a. Long bloomers formerly worn as underwear by women and girls.
b. Chiefly British Panties.
2. Full breeches gathered and banded just below the knee.

[Short for knickerbockers.]

knickers

(ˈnɪkəz)
pl n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an undergarment for women covering the lower trunk and sometimes the thighs and having separate legs or leg-holes
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a US variant of knickerbockers
3. get one's knickers in a twist slang to become agitated, flustered, or upset
[C19: contraction of knickerbockers]

knick•ers

(ˈnɪk ərz)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
1. loose-fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees.
2. Brit. women's underpants.
Idioms:
get one's knickers in a twist, Brit. Slang. to get flustered or agitated.
[1880–85; shortened form of knickerbockers, pl. of knickerbocker, special use of Knickerbocker]

knickers

panties

Knickers

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Knickers - trousers ending above the kneeknickers - trousers ending above the knee  
britches - informal term for breeches
buckskins - breeches made of buckskin
codpiece - (15th-16th century) a flap for the crotch of men's tight-fitting breeches
plus fours - men's baggy knickers hanging below the knees; formerly worn for sports (especially golf)
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
trunk hose - puffed breeches of the 16th and 17th centuries usually worn over hose
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
2.Knickers - underpants worn by womenknickers - underpants worn by women; "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"
underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

knickers

plural noun underwear, smalls, briefs, drawers, panties, bloomers She bought Ann two bras and six pairs of knickers.
Translations
بَنْطَلون قَصير نِسائيمَلابِسٌ دَاخِلِيَّةٌ
kalhotky
trusserunderbukser
naisten alushousut
gaćice
nærbuxur kvenna
ショーツ
니커스
biksītes
ženske spodnjice
underbyxor
กางเกงในสตรี
kadın külodukülot
quần lót

knickers

[ˈnɪkəz] NPL
1. (Brit) → bragas fpl, calzones mpl (LAm)
knickers to you!¡vete a al porra!, ¡vete a tomar por saco! (Sp)
to get one's knickers in a twistponerse nervioso
2. (archaic) = knickerbockers

knickers

[ˈnɪkərz] npl (British)
(= one pair) → culotte f (de femme)
a pair of knickers → une culotte
a display of bras and knickers → un étalage de soutiens-gorges et de culottes
to get one's knickers in a twist (= get agitated) → être dans tous ses états

knickers

pl
(Brit) → Schlüpfer m; to get one’s knickers in a twist (over something) (inf)sich (dat)(wegen etw) ins Hemd machen (sl); don’t get your knickers in a twist! (inf)dreh nicht gleich durch! (inf); knickers to you! (inf: = rubbish) → Quatsch! (inf)

knickers

[ˈnɪkəz] npl (Brit) → slip m inv (da donna), mutandine fpl

knickers

(ˈnikəz) noun plural
women's and girls' pants, especially if loose-fitting and gathered in at the thigh.

Knickers

مَلابِسٌ دَاخِلِيَّةٌ kalhotky trusser Schlüpfer κιλότα bragas, calzones naisten alushousut culotte gaćice mutande ショーツ 니커스 onderbroek (lange) truser majtki calcinha, cuecas трусики underbyxor กางเกงในสตรี külot quần lót 短裤