Unmentionables definition

unmenzhənəbəlz
Things regarded as improper to be mentioned or talked about; specif., in jocular use, undergarments.
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Origin of unmentionables

  • Victorian Era euphemism, specifically the category of euphemism known as indirection (compare privates, behind, sleep together). First intended meaning was "trousers", attested from 1823. Meaning "underwear" is recorded from 1910.

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