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pants off someone, the

adverb phrase

(also someone's pants off) To the utmost; to an extreme degree: I'm going to sue the pants off you this time, meathead

[1933+; the intensifier became popular in the 1930s, mostly with menacing verbs like beat, bore, and scare, but also with charm and flatter; the semantics are not apparent, except perhaps that one feels helpless with one's pants off]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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