[ UK /nˈɪkəz/ ]
[ US /ˈnɪkɝz/ ]
  1. (used in the plural) trousers ending above the knee
  2. (used in the plural) underpants worn by women
    she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing
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How To Use knickers In A Sentence

  • He was one of the sport's most refreshing figures, a fellow who honored the game with his throwback attire, knickers and a tam-o'-shanter, a kiss to his Scottish heritage.
  • Though I don't quote lyrics in this chapter, the song they dance to in their knickers is called Sway and it's the Julie London version. Insomnia is Good for Something
  • Lightweight camiknickers gave a feminine edge to the new boyish chic.
  • Other coloured knickers, bloomers, pants and drawers peeping out of the top of low slung trackies do not count.
  • Don't get your knickers in a twist ! It's not the end of the world.
  • I have a feeling Napoleon might be bringing you all kinds of knickers oops I just typed 'knockers' by accident! luck. I hardly know where to begin with this one
  • I mean, it's no more esoteric or unusual than what anyone else does, but people don't get their knickers in a twist about Mr and Mrs Jones' hanky-panky.
  • On being paparazzied: "I don't want to fall over; I just want to get to my car, because if I fall over, someone's going to shove a camera lens up my skirt and get a picture of my knickers, which is kind of not cool. Victoria Beckham: I'm Not 'One Of These People Who Goes Out Without Any Knickers On'
  • The piece presents a sect of 11 men and women, brilliantly clad alike by in white dress shirts, striped ties, and suspendered knickers.
  • Absolutely my favourite narrative environment designer, Crystal is someone I've known since she'd crawl under my dining room table in a gorgeous jewel of a dress handsewn by her mum, but barefoot (and to my parents 'everlasting horror, sans knickers). Archive 2009-05-01
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