Definition of loons in English:

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Pronunciation: /luːnz/
(also loon pants)

plural noun

British dated
Close-fitting casual trousers widely flared from the knees downwards: a pair of mustard hipster loons
More example sentences
  • And this is so much truer of trousers, otherwise you end up walking your home streets in a pair of embroidered sateen loon pants, or Peruvian half-mast, canvas sailors trousers.
  • There was more to the Seventies, I thought, than just Blue Peter and flared loons - although of course the temptation to have a bit of fun with all that was irresistible as well.
  • He wore a PVC jacket, black shirt and high-waisted loon pants.


1970s: from loon3.

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