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knee breeches


Definitions from WordNet

Noun knee breeches has 1 sense
  1. breeches, knee breeches, knee pants, knickerbockers, knickers - trousers ending above the knee
    --1 is a kind of trousers, pants
    --1 has parts: codpiece
    --1 has particulars: britches; buckskins; plus fours; trunk hose

Definitions from the Web

Knee Breeches

Definition: Knee breeches are a type of garment worn by both men and women that extend to just below the knee. They are usually tight-fitting and have a fastening at the knee.


As a Noun:

1. He wore knee breeches and a waistcoat to the formal dinner.

2. The historical reenactors donned knee breeches to accurately portray the fashion of the 18th century.

As an Adjective:

1. The knee-breeches style of pants was popular during the Renaissance era.

2. She paired her knee-breeches skirt with a ruffled blouse for a vintage-inspired look.

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