Definition of undergarment in English:

undergarment

noun

  • An article of underclothing.

    • ‘The undergarments included stockings, petticoats, drawers, and a corset.’
    • ‘An undergarment will create smooth bodylines under the clothes and keep you warm.’
    • ‘She quickly put on her undergarments and then pulled on a pair of blue jeans.’
    • ‘Picking out her clothes she put on her undergarments and quickly slipped on her pants and a white blouse.’
    • ‘She took her robe night gown, and undergarments off and threw them down the laundry shoot.’
    • ‘Before I knew it she was dragging me into a dressing room with the dress as well as various undergarments and a pair of shoes.’
    • ‘I didn't mind sleeping in my undergarments, but I stalled for a moment and turned to my drawer to get a long shirt.’
    • ‘Make sure to wear appropriate support garments, or where necessary, undergarments.’
    • ‘I threw aside the towel that was wrapped around my body and pulled on lacy, pink matching undergarments.’
    • ‘Opening the top drawer to the second dresser I found more undergarments but still no swimsuits.’
    • ‘Over my undergarments, I wore a silk long sleeve shirt with buttons and wide long pants.’
    • ‘Price is something to consider when selecting your undergarment.’
    • ‘I found a pair of plain breeches and a linen shirt in a chest of drawers, along with the necessary undergarments.’
    • ‘Wearing the long undergarments as a nightdress, she climbed into the large bed.’
    • ‘Laced outer garments to shape the body existed from antiquity, but laced undergarments date from the end of the sixteenth century.’
    • ‘In medieval times, Cyprus was known for its silk bridal chemises and undergarments.’
    • ‘At the bottom of the trunk she found a set of white undergarments including lacy petticoats and a full corseted bodice.’
    • ‘These boxers are made for men who insist on wearing pure cotton undergarments.’
    • ‘There's a knock on our bedroom door, I hurry in my undergarments and put on my nightgown.’
    • ‘Hallie reached her hand down to the bottom hem line of her shirt and pulled it up just below her undergarment.’
    women's underwear, underclothes, underclothing, undergarments, nightwear, nightclothes
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Pronunciation

undergarment

/ˈəndərˌɡärmənt//ˈəndərˌɡɑrmənt/