15+ Slang Words For Pants (And How To Use Them)

In similar shapes but in various sizes, there's a pair of pants that fits any occasion. Originally fitted for the boys, the 20th century helped normalize pants-wearing for everyone. Since then, the world got more and more stylish in outerwear as pants proved to be a wardrobe staple that gets revamped often. Flaunt your pants when you use the following expressions based on them below.

Slang Words for Pants (in Alphabetical Order)

Ants in Somebody's Pants

Meaning:

  • (Idiom) To be giddy and anxious.
  • Example: Penny kept running around the house as if she had ants in her pants. She’s too excited for her favorite aunt to arrive.

Beat the Pants Off

Meaning:

  • (Verb) To inflict serious damage on someone.
  • Example: Harris and his gang beat the pants off of anyone who stands in their way.

Bore the Pants Off

Meaning:

  • (Verb) To cause someone to be extremely bored. 
  • Example: The explanation for the long equation bored the pants off the literature majors.

Camel Toe

Meaning:

  • (Idiom) The outlined labia formed by tightly fitting pants. 
  • Example: There are life hacks online on how to manage camel toes and wear tight pants at the same time.

Fly By the Seat of One's Pants

Meaning:

  • (Verb) To think or act based on instinct rather than logic.
  • Example: Anyone who bets on the lottery is flying by the seat of their pants. No one really knows the winning numbers.

Hot Pants

Meaning:

  • (Noun) To be sexually stimulated.
  • Example: The boys were in hot pants while watching the r-rated movie.

Jeans

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A fashionable pair of pants made of denim.
  • Example: Carson’s new jeans can easily be spotted in a crowd.

Khakis

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A military-printed pair of pants.
  • Example: Prince’s khakis have mud all over.

Kick in the Pants

Meaning:

  • (Idiom) An embarrassing moment that makes one reflect on their behavior.
  • Example: Seeing her embarrassing love letter in the hands of her crush was a real kick in the pants for Lara Jean.

Not Much Cop

Meaning:

  • (Expression) A non-stylish pair of pants.
  • Example: Even if Cliff claims that his pants were new, they were not much cop.

Pantsuit

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A corporate attire for the ladies consisting of pants and a coat.
  • Example: Jenny’s pantsuit was carefully tailored for her.

Scare the Pants Off

Meaning:

  • (Verb) To cause great fear on someone.
  • Example: The clown scared the pants off my 25-year old cousin.

Slacks 

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A loose type of pants made with silky or velvety materials.
  • Example: Ron wore his brother’s slacks to the wedding.

Smarty Pants

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A popular slang for a person who displays their intellect pretentiously.
  • Example: Your seatmate is a smarty pants. He has an unsolicited explanation for everything.

Trousers

Meaning:

  • (Noun) The British slang for pants. 
  • Example: Stefan forgot to pack his favorite trousers.

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