Short underpants for women or children.
- Grabbing the bra and panties, she went to the living room and threw them into the fireplace.
- She didn't own a swimsuit, so bra and panties had been her option.
- The front of the panties was low, but high enough to cover her scar.
- He was about to pull on the bottoms when he wondered if she would wear panties to bed.
- Instead of designer thongs or flimsy lace things, Ethel wore the plainest of cotton panties, the type described by past generations as 'practical.'