Definition of panty raid in US English:

panty raid


  • A visit by a group of male students to a women's dormitory with the object of stealing panties.

    • ‘In some ways, Bailey's book seems to document a story of growing sexual opportunities, particularly given the shift from dorm curfew policies and panty raids to coed dorms and widely-available birth control.’
    • ‘Panty raids were common when we were in college. One spring night in 1958, which was the Bear's first year at Bama, word spread rapidly through the men's dorms that a "raid" was in progress.’
    • ‘Instead, this is to be a raunchy college comedy full of sex jokes playing on the fact that the robot isn't programmed for such activities like drinking and panty raids.’