knee pants

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n knee pants trousers ending above the knee
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Usage

In literature:

Aunt Betsy said she feared they had not sewed the braid on straight or the pants wouldn't pucker so at the knees.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
But what was that sound that made her spring up from her knees, and listen with colourless cheeks and panting breath?
"True to his Colours" by Theodore P. Wilson
I dropped to my knees at once, then lay, panting as if I had run a mile.
"Charge!" by George Manville Fenn
This done, he knelt there on one knee, panting, before drawing a deep breath prior to rising with his burden.
"!Tention" by George Manville Fenn
The country was panting like a wrestler lying under the knee of his successful opponent.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII." by Guy de Maupassant
Anyways, when old Knee Pants, the Blenmont butler, sees us lined up at the front entrance, we had him pop-eyed.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
Dick lay on the bed, blood oozing through his pants leg below the knee.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Both children wore little reindeer muckluks on their feet, the boy being dressed in flannel blouse waist and knee pants.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
He did not, he later admitted, regard Roosevelt's corduroy knee-pants with favor.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
She'd put on her pants and shirt, but the former were rolled up to her knees and the latter, though tucked in, wasn't buttoned.
"The Night of the Long Knives" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
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In poetry:

And now he sees, or thinks he sees
(His heart begins to pant)
A woman crawling on her knees,
Close to the Eagle's haunt.
"The Eagle" by William Hayley
And he might have been tall and handsome
But he suffers from ‘ducks’ disease
The seat of his pants is too near the ground
And his dickey hangs down to his knees.
"The Wedding That Never Was" by Billy Bennett

In news:

I need a dressy jacket that could be worn with a long skirt for black-tie events as well as with a knee-length skirt or pants for less-formal dressy dinners.
Two women giggle lightheartedly on the white sands, sitting in their knee-length pants with their bare legs and manicured toes touching the warm waters of the Persian Gulf.
Kris Wagner's filthy pants after going knee-deep into a beaver hole in upper Davis Gulch .
Calvin Klein knee-length jogging pants Shown here are the Calvin Klein knee-length jogging pants that sparked the patent lawsuit by Lululemon.
Shown here are the Calvin Klein knee-length jogging pants that sparked the patent lawsuit by Lululemon.
This cut of these pants runs straight from the hip to the knee, then flares slightly from the knee to the ankle.
The cut of these pants runs straight from the hip to the knee, then straight from the knee to the ankle, with no taper or flare.
Straight-leg pants are good for a triangle because they add fullness below the knees to balance.
The This Means War star, 36, hit the tennis court s in L.A. With a pal Wednesday afternoon, clad in a blue tank-top and knee-length black athletic pants.
The This Means War star, 36, hit the tennis courts in L.A. With a pal Wednesday afternoon, clad in a blue tank-top and knee-length black athletic pants.
Calvin Klein 's alleged infringing products include knee-length running tights and overlapping waistband pants.
Constructed with 600-Denier reinforcement panels in the knees, sides and seat of the pants.
How Brits brought tweed back to New York City By Mike Vidafar Ted Young-Ing was just an ordinary British cyclist in 2009, when he became the new owner of a pair of plus fours (pants that extend four inches beyond the knee).
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