trousered


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trou·ser

 (trou′zər)
n. often trousers
A pair of pants, especially when extending from waist to ankles.

[Back-formation from trousers, alteration of obsolete trouse, from Scottish Gaelic triubhas.]

trou′sered (-zərd) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.trousered - dressed in trouserstrousered - dressed in trousers      
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
References in classic literature ?
There is an English garrison at Gibraltar of 6,000 or 7,000 men, and so uniforms of flaming red are plenty; and red and blue, and undress costumes of snowy white, and also the queer uniform of the bare-kneed Highlander; and one sees soft-eyed Spanish girls from San Roque, and veiled Moorish beauties (I suppose they are beauties) from Tarifa, and turbaned, sashed, and trousered Moorish merchants from Fez, and long- robed, bare-legged, ragged Muhammadan vagabonds from Tetuan and Tangier, some brown, some yellow and some as black as virgin ink--and Jews from all around, in gabardine, skullcap, and slippers, just as they are in pictures and theaters, and just as they were three thousand years ago, no doubt.
In the centre was an easel, behind which were visible a pair of trousered legs.
Super-agent Mino Raiola trousered four times what Rafa (above) made - PS41m - just for a few phonecalls and watching Paul Pogba sign a bit of paper.
NICK Clegg and Ken Clarke have trousered PS100,000 each from speeches and articles in the year since they left government.
And why are the people who decided the sale price - who trousered millions themselves - not held accountable for such gross errors?
Maybe your readers could read Robert Tressel's novel, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist, first published in 1914, and get a real feel for life lived on other people's charity.
LAST year they brought their version of Robert Tressell's Ragged Trousered Philanthropists to the Lantern Theatre.
Following a sold-out national tour of their last production The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Townsend Productions will perform We Will Be Free on Saturday September 14.
MOST of the trade unions in Britain, it seems, have backed the new touring production of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists which comes to South Shields this week.
SIR - Anyone who has read Robert Tressell's The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists will know how the rich and privileged - sons of Eton, Oxford and Cambridge - control our lives.
TOWNSEND Productions brings its new production of Stephen Lowe's critically acclaimed version of Robert Tressell's The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists to The Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond on Thursday.
8million he trousered after driving his bank RBS to the brink of disaster.