Definition of short trousers in English:
Trousers reaching only to the knee, as worn typically by young boys: it happened twenty years ago, when you were still in short trousers
More example sentences
- One of my mother's most treasured photographs is of me in short trousers, blazer and tie on my first day at school.
- He was an archivist while still in short trousers in Dorset.
- Barely out of short trousers, Andrew was acting terribly grown-up.