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Definition of "inexpressibles" [in•ex•press•i•bles]

  • Breeches; trousers (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "inexpressibles" in a sentence
  • ""inexpressibles" -- (a word which, the reader may be interested to learn, is as old as 1793)."
  • "What Mr. Keyes seems to miss is that " inexpressibles " for " breeches " — going back to a bawdy 1790 poem by John Wolcot — was a comic formulation lampooning phony propriety."
  • "Which led to the use of euphemisms such as " inexpressibles " for leggy items of clothing."
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