drainpipe trousers

  • 1drainpipe trousers — n [plural] tight trousers with narrow legs …

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  • 2drainpipe trousers — UK / US or drainpipes UK [ˈdreɪnˌpaɪps] / US noun [plural] British trousers with very narrow legs …

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  • 3drainpipe trousers — noun plural : tight fitting trousers that taper to the ankles * * * drainpipe trousers UK US noun [plural] british trousers with very narrow legs Thesaurus: trousers and shortshyponym Variant: drainpipes * * * drainpipe trousers …

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  • 4drainpipe trousers — noun (plural) BrE trousers with narrow legs …

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  • 5drainpipes or drainpipe trousers — trousers with very narrow legs. → drainpipe …

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  • 6drainpipe — ► NOUN 1) a pipe for carrying off rainwater from a building. 2) (drainpipes or drainpipe trousers) trousers with very narrow legs …

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  • 7drainpipe — noun 1》 a pipe for carrying off rainwater or liquid refuse from a building. 2》 (drainpipes or drainpipe trousers) trousers with very narrow legs …

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  • 8trousers — noun (esp. BrE) ⇨ See also ↑pants ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short (BrE) ▪ I was still in short trousers (= still only a boy) at the time. ▪ baggy, loose ▪ …

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  • 9drainpipe — noun Drainpipe is used before these nouns: ↑jeans, ↑trousers …

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  • 10drainpipe — n. 1 a pipe for carrying off water, sewage, etc., from a building. 2 (attrib.) (of trousers etc.) very narrow. 3 (in pl.) very narrow trousers …

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  • 11drainpipe jeans — n pl British very tight trousers fashionable in the 1950s among teddy boys and, later, rockers. Although the terms have been fash ionable subsequently (during the glitter craze and punk era, for instance), they are now more rare …

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  • 12drainpipe — /ˈdreɪnpaɪp/ (say draynpuyp) noun 1. a pipe receiving the discharge of waste pipes and soil pipes. 2. (plural) Colloquial tight, narrow trousers …

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  • 13drainpipes — drainpipe trousers UK / US or drainpipes UK [ˈdreɪnˌpaɪps] / US noun [plural] British trousers with very narrow legs …

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