Definition of bell-bottomed in US English:



  • See bell-bottoms

    • ‘Jeans were bell-bottomed and were often decorated with beads, embroidery and paint.’
    • ‘Fashion took a step backwards as people developed nostalgia for the 70's and started wearing bell-bottomed pants and lots of flannel.’
    • ‘When I cleaned out the attic earlier this summer I unearthed it, along with some old scrapbooks and a pair of bell-bottomed jeans.’
    • ‘During a downpour I saw two young girls wearing bell-bottomed jeans that were so long the hem waded through every puddle and water had soaked up to the back of their knees!’
    • ‘The bottoms of the dungaree were bell-bottomed.’