toreador pants


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toreador pants

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) tight-fitting women's trousers reaching to midcalf or above the ankle

tor′eador pants`


n. (used with a pl. v.)
women's close-fitting slacks that extend to or slightly above the calf.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.toreador pants - snug trousers ending at the calvestoreador pants - snug trousers ending at the calves; worn by women and girls
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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