Share this entry

Share this page

briefs

Syllabification: briefs
Pronunciation: /brēfs
 
/

Definition of briefs in English:

plural noun

Close-fitting legless underpants that are cut so as to cover the body to the waist, in contrast to a bikini.
Example sentences
  • Boxer briefs have become the underwear of choice.
  • Should I tuck both my undershirt and shirt into my briefs?
  • Adam climbed over the bed to his suitcase pulled out a pair of his briefs and cut off shorts.

Definition of briefs in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…