undergarment


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un·der·gar·ment

 (ŭn′dər-gär′mənt)
n.
A garment worn under outer garments, especially one worn next to the skin.

undergarment

(ˈʌndəˌɡɑːmənt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) any garment worn under the visible outer clothes, usually next to the skin

un•der•gar•ment

(ˈʌn dərˌgɑr mənt)

n.
an article of underwear.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undergarment - a garment worn under other garmentsundergarment - a garment worn under other garments
body stocking - a one-piece tight-fitting undergarment for women that covers the torso (and may have sleeves and legs)
bandeau, bra, brassiere - an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
camisole, underbodice - a short sleeveless undergarment for women
chemise, shimmy, teddy, shift, slip - a woman's sleeveless undergarment
foundation garment, foundation - a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
garter belt, suspender belt - a wide belt of elastic with straps hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings
long underwear, union suit - an undergarment with shirt and drawers in one piece
half-slip, petticoat, underskirt - undergarment worn under a skirt
singlet, undershirt, vest - a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
underclothes, underclothing, underwear - undergarment worn next to the skin and under the outer garments
outer garment, overgarment - a garment worn over other garments
Translations
قِطْعَةٌ من المَلابِس الدّاخِلِيَّه
spodní prádlo
undertøj
alusasualusvaate
nærfat, undirflík
apatinis drabužispasivilktas drabužis
apakšveļapavilktas drēbes
onderkledingstuk
iç giysi

undergarment

[ˈʌndəˌgɑːmənt] N (frm) → prenda f de ropa interior or (LAm) íntima undergarmentsropa fsing interior, ropa fsing íntima (LAm)

undergarment

[ˈʌndəˌgɑːmənt] nindumento intimo

undergarment

(ˈandəgaːmənt) noun
an article of clothing worn under the outer clothes.
References in classic literature ?
When I say petticoat, I use the word in its literal sense, not colloquially as a metaphor for its usual wearer, meaning thereby a dainty feminine undergarment seen only by men on rainy days, and one might add washing-days.
At once I was all excitement, for I knew that it was a sign left by Lys that she had been carried this way; it was a tiny bit torn from the hem of the undergarment that she wore in lieu of the night-robes she had lost with the sinking of the liner.
I was evidently expected, for when I got near the door I faced a cheery-looking elderly woman in the usual peasant dress-- white undergarment with a long double apron, front, and back, of coloured stuff fitting almost too tight for modesty.
There is something indescribably alluring to the eye in a portion of flesh seen through an hiatus in the undergarment, more attractive far than when it rises gracefully above the circular curve of the velvet bodice, to the vanishing line of the prettiest swan's-neck that ever lover kissed before a ball.
Pollyanna, smiling bravely now, flew about, hanging the dresses in the closet, stacking the books on the table, and putting away the undergarments in the bureau drawers.
Once when he had got drunk at home, Nikita, probably to make up for his submissiveness when sober, broke open her box, took out her best clothes, snatched up an axe, and chopped all her undergarments and dresses to bits.
The acquaintance had begun one day when Saxon, in the back yard, was hanging out a couple of corset covers and several pieces of her finest undergarments.
Left alone and away from the eyes of her captors for the first time since the previous night, the girl immediately took advantage of the opportunity to assure herself that the papers she had taken from the body of Hauptmann Fritz Schneider were still safely sewn inside one of her undergarments.
I will tell you about his undergarments and his perfumes for his head.
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According to Poco, each Diamant undergarment has gone under thermal scanner to see that the blood and oxygen flow have increased.
2kg of cocaine in her undergarment through the Dubai International Airport, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.