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pants

noun [plural] uk   us   /pænts/
B1 UK (also underpants) a piece of underwear covering the area between the waist and the tops of the legsA1 US (UK trousers) a piece of clothing that covers the lower part of the body from the waist to the feet, consisting of two cylinder-shaped parts, one for each leg, that are joined at the top: a pair of pants Why aren't you wearing any pants, David?
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pants

adjective [after verb] uk   us   /pænts/ UK slang

pants adjective [after verb] (bad)

not useful or of bad quality: This music is pants.

pants adjective [after verb] (clothes)

US (UK trouser) belonging or relating to pants: "Just look at this scar," said Aaron proudly, rolling up his pants leg.
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