underthings

un·der·things

 (ŭn′dər-thĭngz′)
pl.n.
Underclothes, especially for women or girls.

underthings

(ˈʌndəˌθɪŋz)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) girls' or women's underwear

un•der•things

(ˈʌn dərˌθɪŋz)

n.pl.
women's underclothes.
[1840]
Translations

underthings

[ˈʌndəθɪŋz] NPLpaños mpl menores
to be in one's underthingsestar en paños menores

underthings

[ˈʌndəˌθɪŋs] npl (fam) → biancheria fsg intima
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It was drummed into them when young that they should because, er, some people may, er, scrutinise their flapping underthings. Who cares?
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They've been instructed to cooperate, to take off their underthings, to cover their eyes, and to be quiet.
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Thus, one of the Drakes' African-American servants comments, while ironing Temple's underthings, "if he [the judge] done her laundry, he'd know more about that child." Her hands dissolve into Aunt Jenny's knitting hands as she tells Benbow that Temple, like all the Drakes, has a "wild streak." After Temple is abducted, a montage sequence displays men and women gossiping about her, ending with a woman dishing that Temple took her party dress with her because she "didn't have nothin' else on when she ran away!" (26) Toddy Gowan also knows Temple and complains that she is the kind of woman who will "fire a man up, then 'poof,' put him out."
The girls had left in such a hurry they'd left their clothes behind, and by the looks of it they didn't have much to wear but a few skimpy underthings, poor dears.
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