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pedal pushers

plural noun
slacks that extend to about the midpoint of the calf, worn by girls and women, originally used when cycling.
Origin of pedal pushers
1940-45, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Office workers are encouraged to shed their business suits in favor of sandals, khakis, and pedal pushers.
  • She was dressed in a light blue fluffy angora sweater, pedal pushers and sneakers.
British Dictionary definitions for pedal pushers

pedal pushers

plural noun
calf-length trousers or jeans worn by women
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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