Meaning of “trousers” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"trousers" in British English

See all translations

trousersnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈtraʊ.zəz/ us /ˈtraʊ.zɚz/ mainly UK US usually pants

A1 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:

I need a new pair of trousers to go with this jacket.
Why aren't you wearing any trousers, David?

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

"trousers" in American English

See all translations

trousersplural noun

us /ˈtrɑʊ·zərz/

a piece of clothing covering the lower part of the body from the waist to the foot and including separate sections for each leg; pants:

He had a rip in his trousers.

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