panties (n.) 1845, "drawers for men" (derogatory), dim. of PANTS (Cf. pants); meaning "underpants for women or children" first recorded 1908. Panty raid first attested 1952.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Panties — are a form of underwear, usually light and snug fitting, designed to be worn by women or girls in the area directly below the waist. Typical components include an elastic waistband, a crotch panel to cover the genital area (usually lined with… …   Wikipedia

  • panties — [n] women’s underwear bikini, briefs, intimate things, lingerie, underclothes, undergarment, underpants, undies; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • panties — ► PLURAL NOUN informal ▪ legless underpants worn by women and girls; knickers …   English terms dictionary

  • panties — ☆ panties [pan′tēz ] pl.n. women s or children s legless underpants: also pantie [pan′tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • panties — noun (esp. AmE) ⇨ See also ↑knickers ADJECTIVE ▪ cotton, lace … OF PANTIES ▪ pair VERB + PANTIES ▪ wear …   Collocations dictionary

  • panties — ● panty, panties ou pantys nom masculin (anglais panties, culottes) Gaine culotte à jambes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • panties — pan|ties [ˈpæntiz] n [plural] especially AmE a piece of women s underwear that covers the area between their waist and the top of their legs British Equivalent: knickers ▪ a pair of lacy panties …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • panties — [[t]pæ̱ntiz[/t]] N PLURAL: also a pair of N Panties are short, close fitting underpants worn by women or girls. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use , knickers) …   English dictionary

  • panties — noun (plural) a piece of women s underwear that covers the area between their waist and the top of their legs; knickers BrE: a pair of lacy panties …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Panties Productions — is an all female Canadian theatre company from Edmonton, Alberta. It was founded in 2002 by Jocelyn Ahlf, Belinda Cornish, Jana O Connor, Celina Stachow and Dana Wylie. The company has since produced six original plays (including Hump , Paradise… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”