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britches

[brich-iz] /ˈbrɪtʃ ɪz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Can be confused
breeches, britches.
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Examples from the web for britches
  • The financial markets are too big for their britches.
  • In trying to be ahead of your time, you are bound to annoy some people inclined to see you as too big for your britches.
  • What he really needs is for one of his parents to tan his britches.
British Dictionary definitions for britches

britches

/ˈbrɪtʃɪz/
plural noun
1.
a variant spelling of breeches
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Word Origin and History for britches
n.

1905, from britch (1620s), an old variant of breeches.

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