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underwear Syllabification: un·der·wear
Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌwer/

Definition of underwear in English:


Clothing worn under other clothes, typically next to the skin.
Example sentences
  • I look at my clock, standing in my bra and underwear while ironing my shirt of choice.
  • She stormed over to her bureau, pulling out clothes, throwing underwear at him.
  • She sent photos of herself posing in her underwear, a bikini and a glamorous ballgown.
undergarment(s), underthings, underclothes, lingerie;
foundation garment(s)
informal undies, drawers, skivvies
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