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Definition of "trouser" [trouser]

  • An outer garment for covering the body from the waist to the ankles, divided into sections to fit each leg separately. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Of, designed for, or found on trousers: trouser legs; trouser cuffs. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "trouser" in a sentence
  • "I know women who are still wearing his broad-shouldered, narrow-hipped black satin trouser suits from 12 years ago or his magical little black dresses, with an inner bodicing that narrowed the waist and emphasized the breasts."
  • "The trouser is a key item and much has been written about Gap 's Premium Pant collection."
  • "Last time I checked 35000 people a year were killed or seriously injured each year in trouser related accidents (inc. tights), every one of them avoidable."