Definition of wear the trousers in English:
informal Be the dominant partner in a relationship: there’s no doubt who’ll wear the trousers in that house
More example sentences
- IT'S astonishing how many men like to pretend we wear the trousers in our relationships when, deep down, we know we don't.
- I wear the trousers in this relationship and I always will.
- Mia liked to wear the trousers in their relationship.
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