knickerbockers knickerbockers  /ˈnɪ kər ˌbɑ kərz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) trousers ending above the knee

Usage(s):

  1. There was a young poet called George Sterlinggiven to flowing tie and knickerbockers, a great sonneteer after the first 14 lineswho once knocked on Mary's apartment door.
  2. The old coat-and-knickerbockers, complete with matching cap and four-button spats, had given out.
  3. Often she stepped out wearing mannish knickerbockers.

News

  1. Elton Brand’s Agent Says New York Knicks are Interested

    According to free agent veteran forward Elton Brand’s rep, the New York Knickerbockers (who have an affinity for old basketball players) have shown interest in his client this summer.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Slam

  2. Knicks Rumors: Breaking Down the Latest Buzz Coming out of New York

    As always seems to be the case, the New York Knicks are at the heart of the NBA offseason. From their pursuit of high-profile names to their activity in the trade market, there has been no shortage of news pertaining to the Knickerbockers. The question is, what's the latest buzz coming out of New York City? The Knicks have already made their mark on the offseason, trading Marcus Camby, Steve ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Winners and Losers of Clippers-Suns-Bucks Three-Way Deal Involving Eric Bledsoe

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have our first major trade of the NBA 's 2013 free-agency period! And no, the deal that'll send Andrea Bargnani to the New York Knicks doesn't count...unless Bargs somehow transforms into a game-changer for the cap-strapped Knickerbockers. Rather, I'm talking about the three-team trade between the Los Angeles Clippers, the Phoenix Suns and the Milwaukee Bucks, which ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "Zach is an extremely talented player who produces numbers that few players can and we thank him, and Mardy, for their efforts as Knickerbockers," Walsh added.
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Donnie Walsh Source: Reuters

  2. Casey Stengel, the Mets' first manager, said in his first press conference "It's a great honor for me to be joining the Knickerbockers."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: Casey Stengel Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  3. "At the induction of my teammate Walt Frazier, who was also drafted the same year and my roommate the first two or three years with the New York Knickerbockers, at the Hall of Fame in the room that was for the people that were friends of Walt...
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Phil Jackson Source: The Republican

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