Definition of short trousers in English:

short trousers

Line breaks: short trou|sers

noun

  • 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.

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