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plural nounNorth American
Underpants, especially those worn by men or boys.
- ‘Wandering the streets wearing only his undershorts and trying to find help, he is spotted by two young women who try to help him.’
- ‘I've slept in my undershorts, but I was too tired to change out of my shirt last night.’
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