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boy shorts

Syllabification: boy shorts

Definition of boy shorts in English:

plural noun

Women’s underpants or bikini bottoms that have a low waistline and are cut straight across the upper thigh.
Example sentences
  • The lines are designed for all body types (and all degrees of modesty) and come in an array of pretty colors (pink, mint, black, and white) and styles (no-wire bralets, saucy push-ups, lacy boy shorts, bikinis, and pants).
  • I actually had to drop trou so it was a good thing that I'd thought ahead and had worn sensible unmentionables; very cute boy shorts, just so you know.
  • Plus, there's something to flatter every body: bra-and-thong sets, camisoles with matching boy shorts, and sexy slip dresses and robes.

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