- Pants are trousers or clothing that you wear to cover your legs and bottom.
Jeans or business slacks that you wear in order to cover your legs and bottom are an example of pants.
A pair of gray pants.
- an outer garment extending from the waist to the knees or ankles and divided into separate coverings for the legs: more formally called trousers
- drawers or panties
Origin of pantsabbreviation, abbreviated of pantaloons
- (plural only, chiefly North America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa) An outer garment worn by men and women that covers the body from the waist downwards, covering each leg separately, usually as far as the ankles; trousers. [from 19th c.]
- (plural only, chiefly UK) An undergarment worn by men or women that covers the genitals and often the buttocks and the neighbouring parts of the body; underpants. [from 19th c.]
- (fashion) plural form of pant
- (UK, slang) rubbish; something worthless
- You're talking pants!
- The film was a load (pile) of pants.
(third-person singular simple present pantses, present participle pantsing, simple past and past participle pantsed)
(comparative more pants, superlative most pants)
Shortened from pantaloons (“trousers").
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of pant
From the verb to pant (from Middle English panten and (hence) the noun pant.)
- (informal, usually pejorative) Used with adjectives ending in -y to form nicknames based on a negative quality of a person.
- bossypants, fancypants, smarty pants, greedy-pants, pouty pants
Extracted from fancypants.