- 1Relating to trousers: his trouser pocket a trouser pressMore example sentences
- Slowly, she slid a hand into her trouser pocket and pulled out a small, black radio which was shaped like a phone.
- You can use a hanger with clamps or slide the slacks onto a trouser rod or regular hanger.
- You check yourself and discover you've torn a trouser leg and your knee is bleeding and your knuckles are cut up.
- 1.1A trouser leg: his trouser was tornMore example sentences
- He pulls back the trouser of his left leg and reveals a shaft of shiny brown plastic with a wooden foot squeezed into a second-hand running shoe.
- Cuffs should be 1 5/8 inches, which give weight to the bottom of the pant, creating a more balanced transition from the trouser to the shoe.
- Decker pulled up the trouser of his left leg and began to wrap the dressing around his calf and shin.
- 1.2(Chiefly in commercial use) a pair of trousers: the return of the high-waisted trouserMore example sentences
- Julius, a 53-year-old Nigerian with flecks of grey hair, lifted up his tracksuit trouser to show the slashed skin around his calves.
- I like the zip or button fly of a trouser.
- The snow camouflage white trouser is also made from a lightweight, white nylon filament, water repellent treated cloth.
verb[with object] British • informal Back to top
- Receive or take (something, especially money) for oneself; pocket: they claimed that he had trousered a £2 million advanceMore example sentences
- Never, not even once,’ he said when asked if he had considered just trousering the money and keeping quiet about his good fortune.
- The star will doubtless be trousering a tidy sum.
- Sony and Philips have been trousering the profits that come from owning the CD format for a couple of decades now, and no doubt will make many more millions in the future.
More definitions of trouserDefinition of trouser in:
- The US English dictionary