Knickerbockers (noun)

A type of short pants that end just below the knee and are worn, especially by men and boys, for sports or leisure activities.

Origin:

Derived from the name "knickerbocker" - a nickname for the descendants of the original dutch settlers in new york.

Examples:

  1. He was wearing a pair of knickerbockers and a white shirt.
  2. The boys wore knickerbockers and knee-high socks to play cricket.
  3. She was wearing a pair of knickerbockers and a blazer.
  4. The tennis players were wearing knickerbockers.
  5. In the old days, knickerbockers were worn by children.
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