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trolleys Line breaks: trol|leys
(also trollies)

Definition of trolleys in English:

plural noun

British informal
Underpants or knickers.
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.

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