boxers vs drawers what difference

what is difference between boxers and drawers

English

Noun

boxers

  1. plural of boxer

Noun

boxers pl (plural only)

  1. (informal) Boxer shorts.

Translations


French

Noun

boxers m

  1. plural of boxer

Portuguese

Noun

boxers m pl (plural only)

  1. boxer shorts

Noun

boxers

  1. plural of boxer


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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