pedal pushers


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to pedal pushers: flipped

pedal pushers

pl.n.
Calf-length slacks worn by women and girls.

[From their originally being worn by bicyclists.]

pedal pushers

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) calf-length trousers or jeans worn by women

ped′al push`ers


n.
(used with a pl. v.) girls' and women's casual slacks reaching to mid-calf.
[1940–45, Amer.]

pedal pushers

Women’s or girls’ calf-length pants, originally designed for cycling.
Translations
halásznadrág
References in periodicals archive ?
I was wearing pedal pushers and my hair was in a ponytail.
Clear warnings were needed about Tunisia THE Coroner who presided over the inquest into the terror shooting And who advised ladies of a larger size that crop tops and skintight pedal pushers were a good idea?
His daughter, Tessa, a Back Bay resident, and his PMC teammates, who ride under the umbrella Team Pedal Pushers, Dan Pothier, Adam Pothier, Jim Dodos and Gary Leger, all of Leominster, will be by his side.
Im's triumph enabled him to become the first Korean and third foreign rider to win a leg in the event that has lured pedal pushers from overseas.
Back in the early "ahems", our high-waisted pedal pushers weren't exactly handy in a poll tax riot.
Next come gladiator sandals, leggings, granny underwear and capri pants or pedal pushers, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
5820; Family Room: Painting: Casey McGraw of Madison; RAKU WARE LAMP: Burts Cason; BIRCH BRANCH ARRANGMENT: David Spurk of Pedal Pushers in Madison; ARTWORK: Wittenberg; Living Room: CHANDELIER: Early 18th Century English; RUG: oushak, ARTWORK ABOVE FRENCH TABLE: Alvar Series; ARTWORK ABOVE CHEST: Amy Dixon; Sunroom: ARTWORK: Walter Anderson; Dining Room: ARTWORK: "Tomato Spray" by Mr.
I only wish to be dressed appropriately at weddings and funerals, but after seeing a man in his later years at Ascot on Saturday wearing shabby white pedal pushers and a green and white check shirt outside his trousers I will continue to be suited and tied.
PEDAL pushers are taking to the forest to get more North East businesses burning wood instead of coal and oil.
The naked pedal pushers were part of the World Naked Bike Ride, an organisation holding similar events in some 70 countries to protest "indecent exposure to cars".
The intrepid pedal pushers averaged around 60 miles a day for five days and even managed to climb Snowdon and Peny Fan along the route from Anglesey to Cardiff.