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Short, close-fitting underpants or knickers.‘a pair of blue briefs’
underpants, pants, y-frontsView synonyms
- ‘They are referenced in this faux-primitive romp fashioned for nine dancers in briefs or skimpy bathing suits.’
- ‘I could never imagine myself ever swimming in briefs or shorts ever again.’
- ‘Bo stood with her back to Cat, wearing nothing but her white briefs and bra.’
- ‘Wear white boxer briefs with white pants, and light gray or white ones with light colored pants.’
- ‘Kevin then dropped his pants, revealing a pair of gray briefs.’
- ‘Should I tuck both my undershirt and shirt into my briefs?’
- ‘The age old question continues, boxers or briefs?’
- ‘However, I also noticed that Speedos and swimming briefs are extremely popular on the beaches of Europe.’
- ‘There is really no difference in boxers versus briefs, tight jeans versus loose pants.’
- ‘He stood before her in a pair of navy blue boxer briefs.’
- ‘On the platform, a dozen or more dancing hustlers wear only biker shorts or briefs.’
- ‘Clad only in skin tight black briefs, he held a black shower kit under one arm and a drink filled glass in each hand.’
- ‘Try various fits and sizes for both briefs and boxers until you find the right ones for you.’
- ‘Adam climbed over the bed to his suitcase pulled out a pair of his briefs and cut off shorts.’
- ‘Well, according to my scientific survey (panel of 25 beautiful women), women prefer white boxer briefs.’
- ‘Finally she stood to admire his body, dressed only in a pair of black briefs.’
- ‘Toss in cashmere briefs and a Mogu pillow, and she may never leave home again.’
- ‘Boxer briefs have become the underwear of choice.’
- ‘I slid my shorts and briefs off and arranged them for a quick recovery - if needed.’
- ‘In the Baya Beach Club in Rotterdam, male and female staff and clientele were wearing bikinis and briefs.’
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