EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

waist +‎ overalls. From being waist-length overalls, without the upper bib portion. Coined by Levi Strauss Co. when the first denim blue jeans pants were marketed in 1873.

NounEdit

waist overalls pl (plural only)

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of denim jeans (pants, trousers)