long underwear


long underwear
long underwear
n.
underwear worn for keeping warm, often having full-length sleeves and legs fitting snugly at the wrists and ankles

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  • Long underwear — Long underwear, often called long johns, is a style of two piece underwear with long sleeves and long legs that is normally worn during cold weather. It offers an advantage over the union suit in that the wearer can choose to wear either the top …   Wikipedia

  • long underwear — long′ un′derwear n. clo a close fitting, usu. knitted undergarment with legs reaching to the ankles, worn as protection against cold …   From formal English to slang

  • long underwear — noun an undergarment with shirt and drawers in one piece • Syn: ↑union suit • Hypernyms: ↑undergarment, ↑unmentionable * * * a close fitting, usually knitted undergarment with legs reaching to the ankles, as a union suit, worn as protection… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long underwear — a close fitting, usually knitted undergarment with legs reaching to the ankles, as a union suit, worn as protection against the cold. * * * …   Universalium

  • Long john — or long johns may refer to:* Long underwear * Éclair, in some parts of the US * Doughnut in the shape of a bar, with or without a filling * Freight bicycle, for carrying heavy loads * The Long Johns , a series of sketches by the British satirists …   Wikipedia

  • long|ies — «LNG eez, LONG », noun (plural). 1. long underwear. 2. long winter pants for boys …   Useful english dictionary

  • long johns — long′ johns n. pl. clo long underwear • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • long johns — ☆ long johns n. Informal long underwear …   English World dictionary

  • long johns — noun warm underwear with long legs • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism, ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑underwear, ↑underclothes, ↑underclothing * * * noun plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • underwear — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. underclothes, undergarments, underthings, unmentionables (inf.), lingerie, drawers, union suit, BVDs, briefs, panties, panty hose; foundation [garment], girdle, panty girdle, brassiere, bra, corset.… …   English dictionary for students