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Slacks vs Trouser - What's the difference?

slacks | trouser |

As verbs the difference between slacks and trouser

is that slacks is while trouser is (transitive|british|ireland|informal) to put money into one's trouser pocket; to pocket.

As a noun trouser is

(used attributively as a modifier) of or relating to trousers.




  • (pluralonly) Casual trousers. (Takes a plural verb even when singular, may be referred to as a pair of slacks)
  • * 1957 , :
  • *:Not five minutes later, Zooey, with his hair combed wet, stood wet, stood barefoot at the washbowl, wearing a pair of beltless dark-gray sharkskin slacks , a face towel across his bare shoulders.
  • Verb

  • (slack)
  • trouser



    (en noun)
  • (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to trousers.
  • trouser leg
  • (in clothing retail and fashion) A pair of trousers.
  • And this is our linen trouser , sir.

    Usage notes

    * Outside the clothing retail and fashion industries, the use of the noun (term) to refer to a pair of trousers is rare, and often considered pretentious.

    Derived terms

    * in the trouser department * trouser pocket * trouser snake


    (en verb)
  • (transitive, British, Ireland, informal) To put money into one's trouser pocket; to pocket.
  • (transitive, British, Ireland, informal) To legally remove funds from an organization for personal use.
  • (transitive, British, Ireland, informal) To secretively steal an item or money for personal use.
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  • Anagrams

    * routers