bell-bottom bell-bottom

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of trousers) having legs that flare at the bottom

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sometimes, the determining factor was practicality: Chanel wore bell-bottom trousers in Venice, the better to climb in and out of gondolas and started the pants revolution.
  2. A drummer rapped out four crisp rim shots, and three dancers in bell-bottom trousers charged onstage.
  3. For some unexplained reason, several commandos were disguised for undercover work, some in sport clothes, a few in bell-bottom denims and platform shoes.

News

  1. Get your groove on at Disco Cures Cancer

    Wild hair, bell-bottom jeans, polyester shirts and wide ties will be all the rage at the 16th annual Disco Cures Cancer, a fundraiser held each year to benefit Aspirus Regional Cancer Center.
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  2. REVIEW: Unknown Mortal Orchestra brings modern psychedelia to Brighton Music Hall

    It’s slightly awkward to use the term “new age” to describe psychedelic rock, a genre so conceptually and musically rooted in the ‘60s culture of bell-bottom jeans, Jimi Hendrix and hallucinogens. But that’s exactly what Unknown Mortal Orchestra embodies: a new, fresh sound that arcs toward the older vibe of psych-rock. When Unknown Mortal Orchestra […]
    on October 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Free Press

Quotes

  1. "He was wearing these bell-bottom trousers. He was tall and handsome and had long hair. He looked like John Travolta or something," Miller said.
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Thomas V Mike Miller Source: Maryland Northeast Reporter

  2. "We're not trendy," Tulane Coach Bob Toledo said of himself and SMU Coach June Jones, who took over the Mustangs this year after guiding BCS-busting Hawaii to the Sugar Bowl last season. "I'm still going to wear the bell-bottom pants and...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Bob Toledo Source: The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

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