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[uhn-der-gahr-muh nt] /ˈʌn dərˌgɑr mənt/
an article of underwear.
Origin of undergarment
1520-30; under- + garment Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for undergarment
  • The tunic, a kind of long shirt of linen or wool, was adopted later as an undergarment.
  • The defenseless undergarment, alas, could not speak up for itself.
  • The undergarment contains two permanently sewn-in rear foam fanny pads, which create curves of enhancement for the wearer.
  • Plaintiff admits that the undergarment was in her basket.
  • She admits that the undergarment had not been purchased by her.
  • On people, ticks usually attach to the skin at tight places such as sock and undergarment lines.
  • The highly supportive undergarment provides body support throughout and exhibits the structural characteristics of a girdle.
  • The petticoat was constructed separately from the dress but was not considered an undergarment.
  • Button on elastic straps hold undergarment securely in place.
British Dictionary definitions for undergarment


any garment worn under the visible outer clothes, usually next to the skin
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