ldoce_754_ztrouserstrou‧sers /ˈtraʊzəz $ -ərz/ ●●●S2 noun [plural] especially British EnglishDCCa piece of clothing that covers the lowerhalf of your body, with a separate part fitting over each legsyn pants American EnglishHis trousers were slightly too short.I need a new pair of trousers for work. —trouser adjective [only before noun]The tickets are in my trouser pocket. → wear the trousersat wear1(7), → catch somebody with their trousers downat catch1(6)
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trousers• He won't have a woman in the shop if she's got trousers on her and he sees her.• She blushed charmingly and held her trouserstip with her right hand.• I watched Claude stuff himself into his trousers.• Carlo is wearing a large, double-breastedlinenjacket and non-matching royalblue linen trousers over a slate-grey T-shirt and stoneshirt.• The windstruck my face, got into my sleeves, under my collar, up the legs of my trousers.• I may be killed for saying this but I suspect the new Focus will be all marketing and no trousers.• If you want to buy a flamboyantpair of trousers, go ahead!pair of trousers• Willis came to the front door dressed only in a pair of trousers.• I was patching a pair of trousers.• A pair of trouserslay across the back of a chair and his pyjamas were stuffed untidily beneath the pillow.• A pair of trousers now costs 95 colones.• Accompanying the burials were textiles-felt, wool, silk and cotton-which included a rather amazingpair of trousers.• If you want to buy a flamboyant pair of trousers, go ahead!• Flaubert's housekeeper made Julio a coat out of an old pair of trousers.• She had one pair of trousers, and she couldn't put them on again until they were dry.