Definition of breeks in English:


plural noun

Northern English, Scottish
  • another term for breeches
    • ‘His only garment was a well-worn pair of loose-fitting breeks.’
    • ‘Decked out in ankle-long, breeks decorated with angular black patterns, she grinned at them.’
    • ‘They were approaching from down the corridor: a trio of warriors in light leather armour and breeks.’
    • ‘There were pieces of clothing, breeks and cloaks that looked perfectly normal, but these produced their own warmth.’
    • ‘He still wears the same breeks as he did in 1983.’