pants1 S3 [plural]
1 especially American EnglishDCC
a piece of clothing that covers you from your waist to your feet and has a separate part for each leg [= trousers British English]
She was wearing dark blue pants and a white sweater.
2 British EnglishDCC
a piece of underwear that covers the area between your waist and the top of your legs [= underpants AmE; ↪ knickers, briefs, boxer shorts]
3 informal spoken
to make someone feel very bored, very frightened etc:
She always bores the pants off me.
4 American English spoken
to defeat someone very easily in a game or competition [= thrash]
5 American English spoken
used to say that someone is just like everyone else:
Go on, ask him for his autograph - he puts his pants on one leg at a time just like you do.
6 British English informal
since someone was a very young boy:
I've known Eric since he was in short pants.