Capri pants

noun (used with a plural verb)
women's casual trousers with a tapered leg that end above the ankle and a vertical slit at the outside bottom edge.

1955–60; after Capri Unabridged
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Capri pants or Capris
pl n
women's tight-fitting trousers
Capris or Capris
pl n

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Word Origin & History

Capri pants
1956 (said to have been designed c.1948), from Capri, It. island; so called perhaps because they were first popular in Capri, which was emerging as a European tourist destination about this time (cf. Bermuda shorts).
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