Meaning of “knickers” in the English Dictionary

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"knickers" in British English

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knickersnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈnɪk.əz/ us /ˈnɪk.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

(Definition of “knickers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"knickers" in American English

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knickersplural noun

us /ˈnɪk·ərz/

short, loose pants that fit tightly below the knee, worn esp. in the past

Br Knickers are women’s and girl’s underpants.

(Definition of “knickers” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)