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panties

[pan-teez] /ˈpæn tiz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
underpants or undershorts for women and children.
Also, pantie, panty.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; plural of panty

pantie

[pan-tee] /ˈpæn ti/
noun
1.
Origin
variant of panty

panty

[pan-tee] /ˈpæn ti/
noun, plural panties.
1.
Origin
pant(s) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for panties

panties

/ˈpæntɪz/
plural noun
1.
a pair of women's or children's underpants
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Word Origin and History for panties
n.

1845, "drawers for men" (derogatory), diminutive of pants; meaning "underpants for women or children" first recorded 1908. Panty raid first attested 1952.

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