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Trousers and shorts

baggies

noun

very large loose men’s pants made to hang down between the legs

bell-bottoms

noun

pants that are very wide at the bottom of the leg

blue jeans

noun

pants that are made of blue denim (=a thick cotton cloth)

bottoms

noun

the pants of a set of loose clothes or sports clothes. The other part is called the top

breeches

noun

old-fashioned pants that end at the knee

britches

noun

breeches

capri pants

noun

women’s narrow pants that end just below the knee

cargo pants

noun

loose pants made of cotton with large pockets on the legs

chaps

noun

pieces of leather that cowboys wear over their pants to protect their legs when riding horses

chinos

noun

pants made from thick strong cotton cloth

cords

noun

pants made of corduroy

corduroys

noun

pants made of corduroy

cropped pants

noun

wide pants that end just below the knee

culottes

noun

women’s short pants that have wide legs and look like a skirt

cutoffs

noun

short pants that you make by cutting part of the legs off old pants

daks

noun

pants

denims

noun

a pair of pants made from denim

dungarees

noun

pants made of strong cloth, usually blue denim

dungarees

noun

overalls

flannels

noun

pants made of wool flannel

flares

noun

a type of pants that become wider at the bottom

hiphuggers

adjective

pants that fit tightly around your hips and do not cover your waist

hot pants

noun

very small tight shorts (=short pants) for women

jeans

noun

pants made of heavy cotton cloth called denim that you wear in informal situations

jeggings

noun

leggings (= trousers worn by women that stretch and fit very closely to their legs) that look similar to jeans

jodhpurs

noun

pants that are worn for riding a horse

khakis

noun

pants or other clothes made of khaki cloth

knickers

noun

knickerbockers

leggings

noun

pants worn by women and girls that stretch and fit very closely to their legs

leggings

noun

special pants that you wear over your ordinary pants in bad weather

Levi’s

a type of jeans

overalls

noun

a piece of clothing consisting of pants and a part covering your chest that is attached to straps that fit over your shoulders.

pantaloons

noun

old-fashioned long wide pants that are narrow at the bottom

pants

noun

a piece of clothing that covers your body from your waist to your ankles and has a separate part for each leg

pedal pushers

noun

tight pants for women that finish just below the knee

salwar

noun

a pair of pants with wide legs, worn by women in northern India

shalwar

another spelling of salwar

shorts

noun

short pants that end at or above the knees

skinny jeans

noun

tight jeans with narrow straight legs

ski pants

noun

warm pants that you wear for skiing

ski pants

noun

stirrup pants

slacks

noun

pants, especially ones that are worn for informal occasions

spray-on jeans

noun

jeans that fit very tightly all down the leg

stirrup pants

noun

women’s tight pants with a narrow piece of cloth that goes under the foot

stretch pants

noun

women’s pants that are made of cloth that stretches

strides

noun

pants

sweatpants

noun

loose pants made of thick cotton that you wear for exercising or relaxing

trews

noun

tight pants, especially with a tartan pattern

trouser

adjective

relating to trousers

trousers

noun

a piece of clothing covering the body from the waist to the feet, divided into separate parts for each leg and worn by both men and women

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