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knickers

noun [plural] uk   /ˈnɪk.əz/  us   /-ɚz/
B1 UK (US panties) a piece of underwear worn by women and girls covering the area between the waist and the tops of the legs: a pair of black cotton knickers US (UK knickerbockers) short loose trousers that fit tightly below the knee, worn especially in the past knickers! UK slang humorous an exclamation that is used to show that you are annoyed, or disagree with something someone has said
Translations of “knickers”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示不同意別人所說的話)討厭!…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示不同意别人所说的话)讨厌!…
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