Definition of pantaloon in English:
1 (pantaloons) Women’s baggy trousers gathered at the ankles.
- The women wear conservative peasant dress consisting of baggy pantaloons and head scarves.
- The Cypriot female costume was an outer garment, the chemise, and the distinctive long pantaloons caught around the ankle.
- I bought a riding crop from a saddlemaker on the outskirts of town and dressed in pantaloons with a tightly drawn corset and laced up boots.
1.1 historical Men’s close-fitting breeches fastened below the calf or at the foot.
- On his way out, he met Baldwin dressed soberly in a black frock coat and pantaloons.
- Although returning aristocrats tended to favor powdered hair and tight-fitting knee breeches in the old style, most middle-class men wore trousers or pantaloons and kept their hair in a natural style, whether tousled or à la Titus.
- Philip really approved of the current fashion for tightly cut pantaloons.
Late 16th century (in sense 2): from French pantalon, from the Italian name Pantalone 'Pantaloon'.
Definition of pantaloon in:
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