knickers knickers  /ˈnɪ kərz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) trousers ending above the knee
  2. (n) underpants worn by women

Usage(s):

  1. Prices in the souks are around $10-$16 for a bra-and-knickers set complete with son et lumire effects, but expect to haggle.
  2. It helps that the cast is so impeccably British polite, well spoken, deeply concerned with keeping their knickers untwisted, their aplomb unruffled.
  3. Obviously, he has to let the knickers down.

News

  1. A scholar's cycle

    Dressed in period garb — knickers, vest, paperboy hat — Luis Vivanco mentions several downtown sites that figured in Burlington's bike history in the late 19th century.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Burlington Free Press

  2. Living in Style: Shape up with Shapewear

    If the image of Bridget Jones wrestling with her larger-than-life, tummy-sucking knickers pops into your head when you hear the word "shapewear," it's time to approach the subject with a more open mind.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

Quotes

  1. "Don't get your knickers in a knot, I haven't forgotten 2005 but that was a bolt from the blue; this time England could easily be favourites going into the Ashes series," Chappell wrote.
    on Dec 28, 2008 By: Ian Chappell Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. Joss said in an interview with Q magazine: "I would never wear a short skirt with no knickers, because that would be silly. If you do that it's basically like saying you're a slut. And I'm not."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Joss Stone Source: News24

  3. "I think when you put the emphasis on her knickers and not on her talent, you lose perspective. It really detracts, as a whole, from things that are really important, like global warming and war," Blunt said.
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: James Blunt Source: New York Daily News

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