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treggings Line breaks: treg|gings
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɛɡɪŋz/

Definition of treggings in English:

plural noun

Women’s leggings that are designed to resemble a pair of trousers.
Example sentences
  • If I've misjudged the hot pants, then what else? The treggings and shoe-boot combination? The T-shirt dress and the skinny jeans? Are my feet too old for gladiator sandals?
  • But I am not formal - I wore treggings to teach in today!
  • If you like the look of a legging, but the feel of a trouser, then treggings are ideal for you.


Early 21st century: blend of trousers and leggings.

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