Definition of capri pants in English:

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capri pants

Pronunciation: /kəˈprē ˌpants/
(also capris)

plural noun

Close-fitting calf-length tapered trousers, usually worn by women and girls.
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  • I pick out simple stone washed jean capris and a vintage style button down, white with small black polka dots, short sleeve shirt.
  • I quickly showered and got dressed in my jean capris and aqua colored tank top, and ran downstairs to eat some breakfast.


1950s (originally US): named after the island of Capri.

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Syllabification: ca·pri pants

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