nounoften pantalets or pantalettes
- Long underpants trimmed with ruffles extending below the skirt, worn by women in the mid-1800s.
- A frill attached to the leg of underpants.
Origin of pantaletFrom pantaloon.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.