AskDefine | Define pantaloons

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Derived from pantalon, itself derived from pantalone, named after San Pantalone (Saint Pantaleon). (See pantaloon.)


  1. An article of clothing that covers the area from the waist to the ankle.

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Pants may refer to:
  • In North-American English:
    • Trousers, a long outer garment worn at the hips
See also: Jeans, Breeches, Chinos
  • In the United Kingdom and former British colonies who maintain British-style parlance and education systems:
    • Underpants, a garment worn underneath an outer layer of clothing that covers the crotch
See also: Knickers, Briefs, Boxer Shorts, Worldwide Pants Incorporated
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