long trousers


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Noun1.long trousers - trousers reaching to the footlong trousers - trousers reaching to the foot  
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
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It made Edna laugh, and she laughed, too, at the portrait in his first long trousers; while another interested her, taken when he left for college, looking thin, long-faced, with eyes full of fire, ambition and great intentions.
Wear light coloured high-necked items with long sleeves, as well as long trousers or skirts.
One was wearing a yellow check shirt, long trousers and sunglasses.
Coming from the UK the biggest adjustment for us is dressing for the local climate - in 70 degree heat we're busting out the shorts and baring our bra straps, while the Europeans are still in jeans and long trousers.
Many years ago, at the age of 13 when I was in short trousers, I borrowed a pair of my mate's long trousers and together we joined the Army Cadets (Royal Artillery Stoney Lane).
Many years ago, at the age of 13, when I was in short trousers, I borrowed a pair of my mate's long trousers and together we joined the Army Cadets (Royal Artillery Stoney Lane).
His character Gerry also gets long trousers later in the series.
You can wear sandals with long trousers for most casuals.
Replacing her with a Tory PM in long trousers instead of a skirt would be no more than window-dressing.
The Supreme Court will now allow female Judges and Attorneys-at-Law to wear long trousers and long sleeved shirts.Earlier, women were only allowed to be dressed in the traditional saree when appearing in Court.
The department advised using Acaricides (pesticides designed for ticks and mites), reducing the risk of tick-to-human transmission, wearing protective clothing (long sleeves, long trousers, trousers tugged in socks when handling animals), light coloured clothing to allow easy detection of ticks, using approved chemicals intended to kill ticks, approved repellent on the skin and clothing, regularly examining clothing and skin for ticks.