bell-bottom


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bell-bot·tom

(bĕl′bŏt′əm)
adj.
Having legs that flare out at the bottom: bell-bottom pants.

bell′-bot`tom



adj.
1. Also, bell′-bot`tomed. (of trousers) wide and flaring at the bottoms of the legs.
n.
2. bell-bottoms, (used with a pl. v.) bell-bottom trousers.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bell-bottom - (of trousers) having legs that flare at the bottombell-bottom - (of trousers) having legs that flare at the bottom; "bell-bottomed trousers"
bottomed - having a bottom of a specified character
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