Definition of daks in English:

daks

Line breaks: daks
Pronunciation: /daks
 
/

noun

Australian /NZ informal
  • Trousers.
    More example sentences
    • A third guy wandered in wearing an old pair of trackie daks (with a hole in one knee) and a tatty old jumper.
    • An old grey-haired but balding man approaches, wearing trackie daks.
    • A bronzed lifesaver in bright red pool daks and a goofy cap is an Australian icon, although they're starting to wear shorts a la Baywatch or bikepants lately.

Origin

1930s (as a proprietary name for a brand of clothing): first recorded in this sense in the 1970s.

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