Words Related to Clothes and Fashion

Words Related to Clothes and Fashion - Pants and Shorts

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Read this lesson to learn the names of Pants and Shorts in English, such as "leggings", "jeans" and "knickers".
bell-bottoms
bell-bottomsnoun

pants that are quite wide below the knee

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capri pants
capri pantsnoun

close-fitting women's pants ending just below the knee

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jodhpurs
jodhpursnoun

pants that are loose-fitting above and tight-fitting below the knee, used for horse riding

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leggings
leggingsnoun

stretchy pants that fit the legs closely, usually worn by women

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jeans
jeansnoun

pants made of denim, that is a type of strong cotton cloth, and is used for a casual style

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tweed
tweednoun

(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

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cargo pants
cargo pantsnoun

casual loose pants with pockets at the sides

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cutoff
cutoffnoun

(used in plural) a pair of pants that is made by cutting the legs of an old one and is usually left unhemmed

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flannel
flannelnoun

(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

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hot pants
hot pantsnoun

skin-tight very short pants worn by young women as an outer garment

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cords
cordsnoun

a pair of pants made of thick cotton cloth with a rigged surface, called corduroy

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trews
trewsnoun

(used in the plural) tight-fitting trousers; usually of tartan

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stretch pants
stretch pantsnoun

trousers made of a stretchy fabric

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trousers
trousersnoun

a piece of clothing that covers the body from the waist to the ankles, with a separate part for each leg

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breeches
breechesnoun

short pants that end above the knee, often worn as a part of the outfit for horse riding

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culottes
culottesnoun

a divided skirt

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skort
skortnoun

***a piece of clothing that looks like a short skirt from the front but has shorts (= a short, separate part for each leg) underneath or behind the skirt

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knickerbockers
knickerbockersnoun

(used in the plural) trousers ending above the knee

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baggy pants
baggy pantsnoun

*** a style of clothing that were popular from the early 1990s to the early 2010s

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skinny jeans
skinny jeansnoun

*** tight-fitting jeans with very narrow legs

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