Definition of pantalets in English:

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pantalets

Pronunciation: /ˌpan(t)lˈets/
(also pantalettes)

plural noun

Long underpants with a frill at the bottom of each leg, worn by women and girls in the 19th century.
Example sentences
  • So from pantaloons and pantalettes to divided drawers, boxers, granny pants and bikinis, you can bet your choice of underwear will get a mention, and no doubt Hawthorne knows exactly what it says about you.
  • Ellen talks about childhood memories: she remembers that Archer kissed her behind a door, and mentions that she can picture everybody in the audience in their knickerbockers and pantalettes.
  • Granny tied the strings and handed Sarah her embroidered pantalets.

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Syllabification: pan·ta·lets

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