A pair of pants, especially when extending from waist to ankles.
Origin of trouserBack-formation from trousers alteration of obsolete trouse from Scottish Gaelic triubhas
- (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to trousers.
- trouser leg
- (in clothing retail and fashion) A pair of trousers.
- And this is our linen trouser, sir.
- Outside the clothing retail and fashion industries, the use of the noun trouser to refer to a pair of trousers is rare, and often considered pretentious.
(third-person singular simple present trousers, present participle trousering, simple past and past participle trousered)