Meaning of knickers

knick•ers

Pronunciation: (nik'urz), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.)
  1. loose-fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees.
    1. a bloomerslike undergarment worn by women.
    2. panties.
  2. a woman's or girl's short-legged underpants.
  3. to get flustered or agitated: Don't get your knickers in a twist every time the telephone rings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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