Last modified on 18 August 2014, at 04:00

knickerbocker

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See knickerbockers.

NounEdit

knickerbocker (uncountable)

  1. (archaic, used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to knickerbockers.
    • 1892, The Twentieth Century
      ...with a rudimentary beard to set it off, a dirty shirt, a rifle, a coat over my arm, and half a grouse in my knickerbocker pocket.
    • 1905, Daniel Leavens Cady, Stray Breaths of North East Song
      His knickerbocker days are gone,
      His last long stockings laid away:
      My baby has his trousers on, —
      My boy becomes a man to-day.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /(k)ni.kœʁ.bɔ.kœʁ/

NounEdit

knickerbocker m (plural knickerbockers)

  1. Alternative spelling of knickerbockers.