underpants


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

un·der·pants

 (ŭn′dər-pănts′)
pl.n.
A lower undergarment, typically having short or no legs, worn next to the skin under other clothing. Also called underwear.

underpants

(ˈʌndəˌpænts)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's undergarment covering the body from the waist or hips to the top of the thighs or knees. Often shortened to: pants

un•der•pants

(ˈʌn dərˌpænts)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
drawers or shorts worn under outer clothing, usu. next to the skin.
[1920–25]

underpants

shorts
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighsunderpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
bikini pants - small and tight-fitting underpants; worn by women
bloomers, pants, drawers, knickers - underpants worn by women; "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"
briefs, Jockey shorts - short tight-fitting underpants (trade name Jockey shorts)
boxers, boxershorts, drawers, underdrawers, shorts - underpants worn by men
pantie, panty, scanty, step-in - short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
pantyhose - a woman's tights consisting of underpants and stockings
thong - underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants; "she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal"
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
بَنْطَلون تَحْتاني رِجّاليسِرْوالٌ تَـحْتِيّلِبَاسٌ دَاخِلِيّ
kalhotyslipyspodky
underbukserbukser
alushousutmiesten alushousutpikkuhousut
gaćemuške gaće
nærbuxur
パンツ
속바지팬티
apakšbikses
chiloţi
spodnje hlače
kalsongerunderbyxor
กางเกงขายาวกางเกงชั้นในของผู้ชาย
quầnquần đùi

underpants

[ˈʌndəpænts] NPLcalzoncillos mpl, calzones mpl (LAm)
a pair of underpantsunos calzoncillos

underpants

[ˈʌndərpænts] npl
(British) (for men)slip m
(US) (for men & women)slip m

underpants

[ˈʌndəˌpænts] npl (Brit) → mutande fpl da uomo (Am) → mutande fpl da donna

underpants

(ˈandəpӕnts) noun plural
a short undergarment worn (usually by men) over the buttocks. a clean pair of underpants.

underpants

سِرْوالٌ تَـحْتِيّ, لِبَاسٌ دَاخِلِيّ kalhoty, slipy bukser, underbukser Unterhose εσώρουχο, παντελόνι calzón, calzoncillos alushousut, miesten alushousut slip gaće, muške gaće mutande パンツ 속바지, 팬티 onderbroek bukser, underbukser kalesony, slipy cueca, cuecas мужские трусы, подштанники kalsonger, underbyxor กางเกงขายาว, กางเกงชั้นในของผู้ชาย külot, şort quần, quần đùi 内衣裤, 男人短衬裤

underpants

npl (men's) calzoncillos; (women's) calzón m (frec. pl), pantaletas (esp. Mex), bloomer m (esp. CA, frec. pl), panties mpl (esp. Carib), bragas (esp. Esp)
References in periodicals archive ?
This week the Arty Adventurers classes at Globe Arts Studios in Slaithwaite had a World Book Day theme with the children making their costumes based on the much loved book 'Aliens love Underpants.
Bakiyev in his interview told that he was forced to leave the country and he did not even take his underpants," the protesters said.
George uses a 3D hypno-ring to send Mr Krupp into a trance and the tykes convince him he is a superhero called Captain Underpants.
George uses a plastic 3D hypno-ring to send Mr Krupp into a trance and the tykes convince him he is a superhero called Captain Underpants.
Beef cattle breeder Iain Green buried six pairs of his old underpants around his 2800-acre spread for an unusual experiment in soil testing.
One day they accidentally hypnotise their school principal into believing that he is Captain Underpants, a dimwitted superhero whose costume consists of underwear and a cape.
If you like toilet talk, sock puppets and are younger than age 12, you will enjoy DreamWorks' latest animated film, Captain Underpants, which might be the perfect antidote for those pesky back-to-school blues.
New releases: The Hitman's Bodyguard (2D/4DX) Captain Underpants (2D/3D) The Hunter's Prayer Bushwick The Recall The Beguiled Blind It Comes At Night Sukar Bara (Arabic) Vivegam (Tamil) A Gentleman (Hindi) Kliptham (Malayalam)
Voiced by The Hangover's Ed Helms and American comedy superstar Kevin Hart, the latest DreamWorks animation tells the tale of imaginative pranksters and best friends George and Harold, who hypnotise their principal to make him believe he is their comic creation Captain Underpants.
Captain Underpants (U) HHHH H YOUR kids will wet themselves with laughter at this wildly imaginative animated superhero movie that rivals The Lego Batman Movie for non-stop fun.
The tykes convince the headmaster that he is a superhero called Captain Underpants, who gallivants around their community of Piqua, Ohio, wearing just a pair of white Y-fronts and a flowing red cape.