Definition of underwear noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʌndəweə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌndərwer//
[uncountable] (formal underclothes, underclothing) The fashion world
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clothes that you wear under other clothes and next to the skin She packed one change of underwear. See related entries: The fashion worldExtra examples He was getting cold standing around in his underwear. I’m getting cold standing around in my underwear. She packed a fresh set of underwear and her toothbrush.
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