Definition of tap pants in English:

tap pants

Syllabification: tap pants

noun

North American
  • A pair of brief lingerie shorts, usually worn with a camisole top.
    More example sentences
    • The designer bucked the trend on Monday with plenty of glimpses of bras, slips and tap pants but the show was more of an artistic statement than a presentation of wearable fashions.
    • Today the only place you can buy tap pants is at Victoria's Secret.
    • These tap pants from the 1930s are truly a feminine creation.

Origin

so named because such shorts were formerly worn for tap dancing.

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