trousered


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trou·ser

 (trou′zər)
n. often trousers
A pair of pants, especially when extending from waist to ankles.

[Back-formation from trousers, alteration of obsolete trouse, from Scottish Gaelic triubhas.]

trou′sered (-zərd) adj.
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Adj.1.trousered - dressed in trouserstrousered - dressed in trousers      
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
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There is an English garrison at Gibraltar of 6,000 or 7,000 men, and so uniforms of flaming red are plenty; and red and blue, and undress costumes of snowy white, and also the queer uniform of the bare-kneed Highlander; and one sees soft-eyed Spanish girls from San Roque, and veiled Moorish beauties (I suppose they are beauties) from Tarifa, and turbaned, sashed, and trousered Moorish merchants from Fez, and long- robed, bare-legged, ragged Muhammadan vagabonds from Tetuan and Tangier, some brown, some yellow and some as black as virgin ink--and Jews from all around, in gabardine, skullcap, and slippers, just as they are in pictures and theaters, and just as they were three thousand years ago, no doubt.
In the centre was an easel, behind which were visible a pair of trousered legs.
Oh, and its German shareholders trousered PS92million which could have gone into improving services.
Several have trousered hundreds of thousands of pounds from mortgage interest.
They will pay homage to Robert Tressell, whose landmark book, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, is a recognised classic of working class literature.
He trousered PS75m through a bonus scheme, but Persimmon later admitted focus on the payout had become a "distraction" to the image of the business.
AN adaptation of "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists'", one of the most cherished books among socialists, comes to the North East this month.
A STAGE adaptation of Robert Tressell's novel, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, will take place in Liverpool.
He trousered stock after targeting the Phoenix Retail Park shop on March 22.
Super-agent Mino Raiola trousered four times what Rafa (above) made - PS41m - just for a few phonecalls and watching Paul Pogba sign a bit of paper.
Maybe your readers could read Robert Tressel's novel, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist, first published in 1914, and get a real feel for life lived on other people's charity.
The show is called We Will be Free and follows an earlier sold-out national tour with a critically acclaimed run of an adaptation of Robert Tressell's classic story, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.