Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “knickers”

See all translations

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!…
(Definition of knickers from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of knickers?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More