Definition of Short pants
1. Noun. Trousers that end at or above the knee.
Specialized synonyms: Bermuda Shorts, Jamaica Shorts, Hot Pants, Lederhosen
Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
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Literary usage of Short pants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Down the Yellowstone by Lewis Ransome Freeman (1922)
"A gruff voice hailed me as I came barging by. "short pants!" it called; "oh, short pants—can't you tell a lady where she lives?" "Show me where the lady is ..."
2. Turkish Coast: Izmir, Bodrum, Marmaris, Antalya by Manfred Ferner (2001)
"short pants, bikinis on the beach and mini skirts are common course (but topless tanning is considered provocative). Only a few kilometers away, however, ..."
3. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2005)
"When Marthinus van Schalkwyk took over the New National Party, someone said he was inexperienced and still wearing short pants ..."