step-ins


step-ins
   American women's underpants
   Not a bath tub or a pair of slippers. This usage has survived most of the evasions used for nether garments — see unmentionables1.

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  • step-ins — «STEHP IHNZ», noun (plural). a garment, especially a woman s undergarment with short legs, that one may put on by stepping into it and pulling it up over the body …   Useful english dictionary

  • step-ins — 1》 a pair of such shoes; slip ons. → step in …   English new terms dictionary

  • step-ins — /ˈstɛp ɪnz/ (say step inz) plural noun 1. a woman s elasticised foundation garment, without fastenings; roll ons. 2. Philippine English women s slippers with heels; mules …   Australian English dictionary

  • Step-ins — pl n woman s elasticised foundation garment, without fastenings …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • step-ins — Australian Slang pl n woman s elasticised foundation garment, without fastenings …   English dialects glossary

  • step-in — /step in /, adj. 1. (of garments, shoes, etc.) put on by being stepped into. n. 2. step ins, panties, esp. bias cut panties with wide legs worn by women in the 1920s and 1930s. 3. any step in garment. [1920 25; adj., n. use of v. phrase step in]… …   Universalium

  • step-in — step′ in adj. 1) clo (of garments, shoes, etc.) put on by being stepped into 2) clo step ins, wide leg panties for women • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • step-in — adjective denoting a garment or pair of shoes that is put on by being stepped into and has no need for fastenings. noun (step ins) 1》 a pair of such shoes; slip ons. 2》 dated, chiefly N. Amer. a pair of women s briefs …   English new terms dictionary

  • Step and Go — Infobox Single Name = Step and Go Artist = Arashi from Album = Dream A live A side = Step and Go B side = Fuyu wo Dakishimete Released = flagicon|Japan February 20, 2008 flagicon|Taiwan March 5, 2008 flagicon|Hong Kong March 17, 2008 Format = CD… …   Wikipedia

  • Step Up to the Streets — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Step Up to the Streets Originaltitel Step Up 2 the Streets …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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