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Trousers vs Trowsed - What's the difference?

trousers | trowsed |

As a noun trousers

is an article of clothing that covers the part of the body between the waist and the ankles, and is divided into a separate part for each leg.

As an adjective trowsed is

(obsolete) wearing trousers.

trousers

Noun

(en-plural noun)
  • An article of clothing that covers the part of the body between the waist and the ankles, and is divided into a separate part for each leg.
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  • *:It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
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  • Synonyms

    * (article of clothing) (Australia)

    Usage notes

    * "Pants" is about four times more common in the US than "trousers", based on use in COCA. * "Trousers" is about nine times more common in the UK than "pants", based on use in BNC. * "Slacks" about one tenth as common as "pants" in the US and "trousers" in the UK.

    Hyponyms

    * jeans * pantaloons * shorts * slacks * See also

    trowsed

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Wearing trousers.
  • Synonyms

    * trousered (Webster 1913)