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Warm underpants covering the legs down to the ankles.
[From the name John.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) informal underpants with long legs. Also called (informal): longies
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a close-fitting, usu. knitted undergarment with legs reaching to the ankles, worn as protection against cold.
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One-piece men’s and boys’ underwear that buttoned down the front (union suits).
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|Noun||1.||long johns - warm underwear with long legs|
underclothes, underclothing, underwear - undergarment worn next to the skin and under the outer garments
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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