Definition of BVDs in English:


Line breaks: BVDs


North American trademark
  • A type of boxer shorts.
    More example sentences
    • Just me and him in our BVDs, watching television and munching on chips.
    • It was the first time I ever drank beer, and I wandered off because all I could think about was Peter in his BVDs.
    • Every afternoon he watched television in his BVDs.


late 19th century: abbreviation from the name of the manufacturers; the mistaken full form in folk etymology is babies' ventilated diapers.

More definitions of BVDs

Definition of BVDs in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody