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Definition of "knickers" []

  • Long bloomers formerly worn as underwear by women and girls. (noun-plural)
  • Chiefly British Panties. (noun-plural)
  • Full breeches gathered and banded just below the knee. (noun-plural)

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 "knickers" in a sentence
  • "Happy to see the tradition of Hannah Spearrit in her knickers is being continued. #primeval The Egyptian stuff ... wince."
  • "PS I had a look for a picture of aman in knickers by way of humour. .yeeeesh, Bough was clearly not alone in his peculiar predelictions."
  • "In Britan (& Ireland) knickers is used as a term for everyday underwear (i.e. cotton etc) while French Knickers denotes a totally unique style, shape and allusion."