underclothes

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. See underwear.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. undergarments, lingerie, union suit, underthings, unmentionables, skivvies*; see also clothes , underwear .

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  • Underclothes — Un der*clothes , n. pl. Clothes worn under others, especially those worn next the skin for warmth; underwear. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underclothes — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ clothes worn under others next to the skin. DERIVATIVES underclothing noun …   English terms dictionary

  • underclothes — [un′dərklōthz΄, un′dərklōz΄] pl.n. UNDERWEAR …   English World dictionary

  • underclothes — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)kloʊðz[/t]] N PLURAL Your underclothes are the items of clothing that you wear next to your skin and under your other clothes. ...from multi patterned sweaters to attractive underclothes. Syn: underwear …   English dictionary

  • underclothes — noun plural Date: 1835 underwear …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • underclothes — /un deuhr klohz , klohdhz /, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. clothes worn under outer clothes. 2. underwear. Also called underclothing /un deuhr kloh dhing/. [1825 35; UNDER + CLOTHES] * * * …   Universalium

  • underclothes — noun clothes worn next to the skin and underneath outer clothing Syn: underwear, undies, smalls, unmentionables …   Wiktionary

  • underclothes — un|der|clothes [ˈʌndəkləuðz kləuz US dərklouðz, klouz] n also under .clothing [plural] clothes that you wear next to your body under your other clothes = ↑underwear …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • underclothes — un|der|clothes [ ʌndər,klouðz ] noun plural clothing that you wear next to your skin under your regular clothes. A more usual word is underwear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • underclothes — n. underwear, undergarments …   English contemporary dictionary

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