Last modified on 5 October 2014, at 07:15

caught with one's pants down

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EtymologyEdit

Presumably engaged in some private or intimate activity. Pants can be in the sense of trousers, or a fortiori, in the sense of underwear.

AdjectiveEdit

caught with one's pants down

  1. (idiomatic) Caught off guard, unprepared, or in an embarrassing situation.

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