(N. Amer. also pantalets)
plural noun long underpants with a frill at the bottom of each leg, worn by women and girls in the 19th century.

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  • Pantalettes — are undergarments covering the legs worn by women, girls, and very young boys (before they were breeched) in the early to mid nineteenth century.A form of leggings or long drawers, pantalettes originated in France in the early 19th century, and… …   Wikipedia

  • pantalettes — noun plural see pantalets …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pantalettes — noun A form of long underpants with a frill at the bottom of each leg …   Wiktionary

  • pantalettes — pan·ta·lettes …   English syllables

  • pantalettes — noun plural see pantalets …   Useful english dictionary

  • Panties — are a form of underwear, usually light and snug fitting, designed to be worn by women or girls in the area directly below the waist. Typical components include an elastic waistband, a crotch panel to cover the genital area (usually lined with… …   Wikipedia

  • Bloomers (clothing) — Bloomers is a word which has been applied to several types of divided women s garments for the lower body at various times.Fashion bloomers (skirted)The original bloomers were an article of women s clothing invented by Elizabeth Smith Miller of… …   Wikipedia

  • Undergarment — Underwear redirects here. For other uses, see Underwear (disambiguation). Women s panties or knickers …   Wikipedia

  • pantalets — or pantalettes noun plural Etymology: pantaloons Date: 1834 long drawers with a ruffle at the bottom of each leg worn especially by women and children in the first half of the 19th century …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bikini — This article is about the women s bathing suit. For other uses, see Bikini (disambiguation). Woman wearing a bikini The bikini is typically a women s two piece swimsuit. One part of the attire covers the breasts and the other part covers the… …   Wikipedia