Translation of pants in Spanish:

pants

Pronunciation: /pænts/

n pl

[Clothing]
  • 1 (trousers) (AmE) pantalón (m) , pantalones (mpl) a pair of pants un par de pantalones, unos pantalones, un pantalón to bore the pants off sb (also BrE) [colloquial/familiar] matar a algn de aburrimiento to scare the pants off sb (also BrE) [colloquial/familiar] darle* a algn un susto de muerte
  • 2 (underwear) (BrE) 2.1 (men's) calzoncillos (mpl) , calzones (mpl) (Méx) , interiores (mpl) (Col, Ven) to catch sb with his pants down [colloquial/familiar] agarrar or (esp Esp) coger* a algn desprevenido 2.2 (women's) panties 2.3 (BrE) [slang/argot], (nonsense) tonterías (fpl), pendejadas (fpl) (AmL exc CS) [familiar/colloquial], chorradas (fpl) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], pavadas (fpl) (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], leseras (fpl) (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] 2.4 (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], (rubbish) porquería (f) the film was pants la película fue una porquería

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