Definition of 'underwear'
Example sentences containing 'underwear'
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So what does it mean for your underwear drawer? The Sun (2016)In other photos the officer is naked or wearing underwear. The Sun (2016)Port also claimed he had been an underwear model for Debenhams. The Sun (2016)I found them underneath his underwear drawer. The Sun (2016)Soon it'll be hello autumn chill, winter darkness and thermal underwear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If your underwear drawer could do with some TLC, we have a treat in store for you. The Sun (2016)Just take a sneak peak in her underwear drawer at something you know she wears often. The Sun (2015)You will find that thermal underwear will keep you very warm. Winning Golf for Women (1993)What kind of underwear does she wear? The Sun (2010)Experts insist that underwear models whose fathers are not rock musicians are also available. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are more clothes and underwear around for women like me. The Sun (2010)His underwear and socks were borrowed from the supply store at the training ground. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Presents tend to be practical items such as hats and gloves and thermal underwear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My grandmother always recommended wearing matching underwear. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Must make a nice change going to work wearing clothes over her underwear. The Sun (2011)He recalled how passengers wearing nylon underwear felt their pants catch fire going down the slides. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Headline writers and manufacturers of thermal underwear may be disappointed by the answer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Prisoners were issued with enough personal kit to allow for three changes of socks and of underwear each week. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)No time for socks or underwear. The Sun (2015)You were not wearing any underwear. The Sun (2008)The brand has had its sights on British underwear drawers for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'underwear'
British English: underwear /ˈʌndəˌwɛə/ NOUN
Underwear is clothing which you wear next to your skin under your other clothes.
For my birthday I got new underwear, a toy, and a book.
- American English: underwear
- Arabic: مَلَابِسٌ دَاخِلِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: roupa de baixo
- Chinese: 内衣裤
- Croatian: rublje
- Czech: spodní prádlo
- Danish: undertøj
- Dutch: ondergoed
- European Spanish: ropa interior
- Finnish: alusvaatteet
- French: sous-vêtement
- German: Unterwäsche
- Greek: εσώρουχο
- Italian: biancheria intima
- Japanese: 下着
- Korean: 속옷
- Norwegian: undertøy
- Polish: bielizna
- European Portuguese: roupa de baixo
- Romanian: lenjerie de corp
- Russian: нижнее белье
- Spanish: ropa interior
- Swedish: underkläder
- Thai: เสื้อผ้าชั้นใน
- Turkish: iç çamaşırı
- Ukrainian: спідня білизна
- Vietnamese: quần áo lót
Definition of underwear from the Collins English Dictionary
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