Definition of underwear in English:

underwear

Syllabification: un·der·wear
Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌwer
 
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noun

  • Clothing worn under other clothes, typically next to the skin.
    More example sentences
    • I look at my clock, standing in my bra and underwear while ironing my shirt of choice.
    • She stormed over to her bureau, pulling out clothes, throwing underwear at him.
    • She sent photos of herself posing in her underwear, a bikini and a glamorous ballgown.
    Synonyms
    undergarment(s), underthings, underclothes, lingerie; foundation garment(s)
    informal undies, drawers, skivvies

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