underwear

underwear

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English Online Dictionary. What means underwear‎? What does underwear mean?

English

Etymology

From under- +‎ wear. Compare Dutch ondergoed, German Unterwäsche, Swedish underkläder.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈʌndɚwɛɹ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈʌndəwɛə/

Noun

underwear (uncountable)

  1. Clothes worn next to the skin, underneath outer clothing.
  2. Underpants (boxers, briefs, panties, etc) and bras.
    • 1998, Banjo-Kazooie, Rareware.
    • 2006, Toni L. Meilleur, Tournament of Fire
      “A thong,” she answered him breathlessly. Now completely turned on by the fact that his man was sniffing her underwear and grinning like a tiger that took down its prey. That is if tigers could smile and still look sexy.

Synonyms

  • shreddies
  • underclothes
  • undergarments
  • undies
  • See also Thesaurus:underwear

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