get one's knickers in a twist Brit.


get one's knickers in a twist Brit.
get one's knickers in a twist Brit.
informal
become upset or angry.

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  • get one's knickers in a twist — ► get one s knickers in a twist Brit. informal become upset or angry. Main Entry: ↑knickers …   English terms dictionary

  • get one's knickers in a twist — idi brit. get one s knickers in a twist, Brit. Slang. to get flustered or agitated …   From formal English to slang

  • get one's knickers in a twist — (informal) To become harassed, anxious or agitated • • • Main Entry: ↑knickers * * * Brit., informal become upset or angry …   Useful english dictionary

  • knickers — /nik euhrz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. Also, knickerbockers /nik euhr bok euhrz/. loose fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees. 2. Chiefly Brit. a. a bloomerslike undergarment worn by women. b. panties. 3. Brit. Informal. a woman s or… …   Universalium

  • knickers — plural noun Brit. 1》 a woman s or girl s undergarment, covering the body from the waist or hips to the top of the thighs and having two holes for the legs. 2》 N. Amer. knickerbockers. Phrases get one s knickers in a twist Brit. informal become… …   English new terms dictionary

  • knickers — ► PLURAL NOUN Brit. 1) a woman s or girl s undergarment covering the body from the waist or hips to the top of the thighs and having two holes for the legs. 2) N. Amer. knickerbockers. ● get one s knickers in a twist Cf. ↑get one s knickers in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • knickers — knick•ers [[t]ˈnɪk ərz[/t]] n. (used with a pl. v.) 1) clo loose fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees 2) brit. clo Brit. women s underpants • get one s knickers in a twist Etymology: 1880–85; shortened form of knickerbockers, pl. of… …   From formal English to slang

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