drainpipe trousers

drainpipe trousers
noun plural
: tight-fitting trousers that taper to the ankles

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drainpipe trousers UK US noun [plural] british
trousers with very narrow legs
Thesaurus: trousers and shortshyponym
Variant: drainpipes

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drainpipe trousers,
= stovepipe trousers. (Cf.stovepipe trousers)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • drainpipe 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 …   Contemporary slang

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