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ca·pri pants

Calf-length, usually tight-fitting pants, often having a slit on the outside of the leg bottoms.

[After Capri.]
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Capri pants



pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) women's tight-fitting trousers
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Capri′ (or capri′) pants`,

(used with a pl. v.)
women's fitted pants that end above the ankle.
Also called Ca•pris′.
[1955–60; after Capri]
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capri pants

Tight-fitting women’s pants with legs that end at the calf.
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