knickerbockers

Definitions of knickerbockers
  1. noun
    trousers ending above the knee
    synonyms: breeches, knee breeches, knee pants, knickers
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    britches
    informal term for breeches
    buckskins
    breeches made of buckskin
    plus fours
    men's baggy knickers hanging below the knees; formerly worn for sports (especially golf)
    trunk hose
    puffed breeches of the 16th and 17th centuries usually worn over hose
    type of:
    pant, trouser
    (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
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