pedal-pushers

pedal pushers

noun
slacks that extend to about the midpoint of the calf, worn by girls and women, originally used when cycling.

Origin:
1940–45, Americanism

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pedal pushers
 
pl n
calf-length trousers or jeans worn by women

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