Definition of Bermuda shorts noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Bermuda shorts

BrE BrE//bəˌmjuːdə ˈʃɔːts//
; NAmE NAmE//bərˌmjuːdə ˈʃɔːrts//
(also Bermudas
BrE BrE//bəˈmjuːdəz//
; NAmE NAmE//bərˈmjuːdəz//
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shorts (= short trousers/pants) that come down to just above the knee a pair of Bermudas Word Origin1950s: named after the country of Bermuda, about 150 small islands off the coast of North Carolina, USA.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Bermuda shorts