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A soldier and two men wearing zoot suits with pegged pants in Washington D.C. in 1942


pegged pants pl (plural only)

  1. trousers cut full in the waist and thigh area, and tapering to a cuff or gather at the ankle. Some pegged pants include a full cuff with buttons; others simply gather around an elastic band. This style was extremely popular in the 1950s and 1980s.


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