Definition of trolleys in English:


Line breaks: trol|leys
(also trollies)


British informal
Underpants or knickers.
More example sentences
  • At Marks and Spencer's I bought a peach-coloured vest and trollies to match with insertions of lace.
  • I mean, how fast will your desire wither when you see that tall, dark, handsome Lothario emerging from a cubicle with an Evening Times under his arm as he fumbles with his trollies?
  • Knickers, underpants, trolleys or kecks, call them what you will.


late 19th century (originally dialect): of uncertain origin.

Definition of trolleys in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
turned backwards