Britches meaning

brĭch'ĭz
Breeches.
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(dialect) Pants, trousers.
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too big for (one's) britches
  • Overconfident; cocky.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of britches

  • Alteration of breeches pl. of breech
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Alteration of breeches (“trousers, pantaloons”) in use since at least the 18th century in Britain and British colonies.
    From Wiktionary