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American English: /pæn(t)s/
British English: /pan(t)s/

Translation of pants in Spanish:

plural noun

  • 1 (trousers) (US) a pair of pants
    un par de pantalones
    unos pantalones
    un pantalón
    to bore the pants off somebody (also British) [colloquial]
    matar a alguien de aburrimiento
    to scare the pants off somebody (also British) [colloquial]
    darle a alguien un susto de muerte
    Example sentences
    • The women that Isis had a glimpse of wore either bell-bottomed trousers, denim pants, or blue jeans.
    • The shirts tucked into tight, ebony brown rawhide pants, trousers designed to keep the warmth in and the cold out.
    • Lord I am so grateful for drawstring pants and trousers with elastic.
  • 2 (underwear) (British) 2.1 (men's)
    interiores (masculine plural) (Colombia) (Venezuela)
    to catch somebody with his pants down [colloquial]
    agarrar a alguien desprevenido
    coger a alguien desprevenido (esp Spain)
    Example sentences
    • The chaps Tom and I have styled all bought pants or boxers and vests and have all reported back that they are soft, fit really well and that their women think they look much better.
    • Many stores now sell bikinis as separates, so you can buy the pants and bra in different sizes to ensure a perfect fit.
    • Department store Marks & Spencer is launching an underwear range for men featuring thongs and glittery pants.
    2.2 (women's) panties 2.3 (British) [slang] (nonsense)
    tonterías (feminine plural)
    pendejadas (feminine plural) (Latin America excluding Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    chorradas (feminine plural) (Spain) [colloquial]
    pavadas (feminine plural) (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    leseras (feminine plural) (Chile) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • It's not art - it's pants.
    • I thought I'd give it a go. Unfortunatly, I'd not looked at the opinions of others on Ciao..........boy, do I wish I had! It's pants. It really is a poor program.
    2.4 (British) [colloquial] (rubbish) the film was pants
    la película fue una porquería
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