Definition of long johns in English:

long johns

Syllabification: long johns


  • Underwear with closely fitted legs that extend to the wearer’s ankles, often with a long-sleeved top.
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    • Everyone wishes they had long johns under their jeans when it's 30 degrees and they're about to sit down in the car.
    • All three boys were wearing bathrobes and long johns.
    • Breathables do let the cold in, but if necessary the solution is to wear long johns under thermal fleece trousers.

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