bell-bottomed bell-bottomed

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is noticed that his literary trousers are longer, less bell-bottomed, but still precious.
  2. She appears in a gold, bell-bottomed jump suit that must be annealed into place, then swathes herself in a 20-ft.
  3. The graybeards of today's Democratic Party were once the inspired youth of the New Frontier, or Clean for Gene McCarthy, or bell-bottomed foot soldiers for George McGovern.

News

  • NYPD Patrolman's Illustrations From The '70s Reveal Seedy Old New York

      Before the age of anodyne stock images and computer-generated cartoon characters, human beings were charged with illustrating government copy. So it was in 1974, when the NYPD tapped Patrolman Leo Poulsen to draw the accompanying images for a pamphlet designed to improve the safety and security of businesses and their employees. His illustrations depict a New York of shady, bell-bottomed ...
    on November 13, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  • "You look at the kickoff returns in this league now and most teams are going back to these wedge returns," said Belichick. "Like bell-bottomed pants, they go in and out of style, and now they're back in style. The more wedges they're running,...
    on Aug 29, 2006 By: Bill Belichick Source: Boston Globe

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