bloomers vs drawers what difference

what is difference between bloomers and drawers

English

Etymology 1

Noun

bloomers

  1. plural of bloomer

Etymology 2

Named after Amelia Bloomer.

Noun

bloomers pl (plural only)

  1. (dated) Any of several forms of women’s divided garment for the lower body
  2. (informal) Women’s underpants with short legs; knickers or drawers

Translations

Anagrams

  • reblooms


English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /dɹɔɹz/
  • (Received Pronunciation, General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /dɹɔːz/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)z

Etymology 1

See drawer.

Noun

drawers

  1. plural of drawer
Derived terms
  • chest of drawers
Translations

Etymology 2

From draw (to pull), hence that which is pulled onto the body. Attested from the late 16th century. Compare drawer.

Noun

drawers pl (plural only)

  1. (archaic) Clothing worn on the legs, especially that worn next to the skin, such as hose or breeches.
  2. (dated or regional, informal) Underpants, especially long underpants.
  3. (slang) Any clothing covering the legs, such as shorts, trousers, or tights.
Derived terms
  • get the drawers
Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Warders, redraws, rewards, warders

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