What does the word underwear mean?

    Part of speech: past tense

  • Underwent.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Underclothing.

Usage examples for underwear

  1. Christian apparel should be modest in texture; that is, it should not be so thin that it displays the body or the underwear. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  2. Underwear is to the dress what the foundation is to a house, and it should be built just as skillfully. – Appropriate Clothes for the High School Girl by Virginia M. Alexander
  3. And there was her father, with all his ability and genius, couldn't see it either, but fondly imagined that Alison as Gordon Atterbury's wife, would magically become an Atterbury and a bourgeoise, see that the corners were dusted in the big house, sew underwear for the poor, and fast in Lent. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009