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Etymology

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From under- +‎ garment.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌʌn.də(ɹ).ˈɡɑɹ.mənt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌʌn.dɚ.ˈɡɑɹ.mənt/

Noun

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undergarment (plural undergarments)

  1. Any garment worn underneath others, especially one worn next to the skin; an item of underwear.
    • 2011 Allen Gregory, "Pilot" (season 1, episode 1):
      Richard DeLongpre: Are you okay, my boy angel?
      Allen Gregory DeLongpre: I have a broken heart. And undergarments filled with my own unruly waste.
  2. (religion, in the plural) Temple garments worn by the followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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