what is difference between bloomers and drawers
- plural of bloomer
Named after Amelia Bloomer.
bloomers pl (plural only)
- (dated) Any of several forms of women’s divided garment for the lower body
- (informal) Women’s underpants with short legs; knickers or drawers
- (General American) IPA(key): /dɹɔɹz/
- (Received Pronunciation, General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /dɹɔːz/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)z
- plural of drawer
- chest of drawers
From draw (“to pull”), hence that which is pulled onto the body. Attested from the late 16th century. Compare drawer.
drawers pl (plural only)
- (archaic) Clothing worn on the legs, especially that worn next to the skin, such as hose or breeches.
- (dated or regional, informal) Underpants, especially long underpants.
- (slang) Any clothing covering the legs, such as shorts, trousers, or tights.
- get the drawers
- Warders, redraws, rewards, warders