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Meaning of “shorts” - Learner’s Dictionary

shorts

noun [plural]     /ʃɔːts/
SHORT TROUSERS
A2 a very short pair of trousers that stop above the knees: T-shirt and shorts cycling shortsTrousers
UNDERWEAR US
men's underwear to wear under trousers →  See also boxers Underwear
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