long trousers

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n long trousers trousers reaching to the foot
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Quotations

  • Georg C. Lichtenberg
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    “Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum.”

Usage

In literature:

Many of them wore tattered tunics and trousers with long rents in them.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
We'll "graduate into long trousers" again.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
They talked about the funny color of Jason the Blacksmith's first long trousers.
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
His sailor trousers were long and wide at the bottom, and the broad collar of his blouse had gold anchors sewed on its corners.
"The Road to Oz" by L. Frank Baum
He saw that she wore pretty colored silk shawls and long silk trousers and bare feet.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
His trousers billowed against his long legs.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
But she eyed the too long trousers malevolently.
"The Corner House Girls in a Play" by Grace Brooks Hill
It isn't long since he was in short trousers.
"The Shadow" by Mary White Ovington
One becomes a critic when one puts on long trousers.
"The Book of This and That" by Robert Lynd
He himself wore a black frock-coat, very shiny at the edges, with trousers that seemed far too long and hung in folds over his boots.
"Bindle" by Herbert Jenkins
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In news:

Right now, it's all about long and loose trousers , with a slew of stylish stars including Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, and Oliva Palmero rocking the '70s-inspired look.
Knits are on the high end of the fashion barometer this year, which means that a long, lean sweater , belted over a skinny skirt or tucked into trousers, can conveniently take the place of a jacket.
Right now, it's all about long and loose trousers, with a slew of stylish stars including Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, and Oliva Palmero rocking the '70s-inspired look.
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