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



    BrE BrE//ˌpæntəˈluːnz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpæntəˈluːnz//
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  1. 1women’s loose trousers/pants with wide legs that fit tightly at the ankles
  2. 2(in the past) men’s tight trousers/pants fastened at the foot
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent. (in sense (2)): from French pantalon, from the Italian name Pantalone ‘Pantaloon’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pantaloons