boxer shorts Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “boxer shorts” in the English Dictionary

"boxer shorts" in British English

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boxer shortsnoun [plural]

uk   us   (also boxers)
men's ​underwear that ​fitsloosely and is ​similar to ​shorttrousers
(Definition of boxer shorts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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boxer shortsplural noun

 us   /ˈbɑk·sər ˈʃɔrts/
looselyfitting men’s ​underwear that ​covers the ​area between the ​waist and the ​tops of the ​legs
(Definition of boxer shorts from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boxer shorts”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拳击短裤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平角內褲…
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