Definition of Trunks

1. Noun. Trousers that end at or above the knee.

Exact synonyms: Short Pants, Shorts
Specialized synonyms: Bermuda Shorts, Jamaica Shorts, Hot Pants, Lederhosen
Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Trunks

1. Noun. (plural of trunk) ¹

2. Noun. (plurale tantum) Swimming trunks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trunks

1. trunk [n] - See also: trunk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trunks

trunkback
trunkbacks
trunked
trunkfish
trunkfishes
trunkful
trunkfuls
trunking
trunkings
trunkless
trunklike
trunkline
trunklines
trunkload
trunkloads
trunks (current term)
trunks of brachial plexus
trunnel
trunnels
trunnion
trunnioned
trunnions
trupial
trupials
truquage
truquages
truqueur
truqueurs
truscottite
trusion

Literary usage of Trunks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"Home-made Masquerade Costumes, Half a dozen slashes cut in the trunks through which some bright-colored cloth is allowed to show, adds greatly to the ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"On February 1, 1904, Dudley had three trunks, weighing 600 pounds, checked on this ticket at Buena Vista, in Rockbridge county, to Eagle Mountain Station, ..."

3. Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will by William Shakespeare (2001)
"Slashed trunks of blue and brown cloth. Russet brown silk tights. Lace ruffle. High boots. SIR ANDREW AGUECHEEK. — Pointed doublet of blue silk, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In front of the pulmonary aperture is a wide cavity, whence the two great aortic trunks (Ao, Aol) spring. A tongue-like projection springs from the dorsal ..."

5. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana (1855)
"The defendants shipped the trunks on board one of the steamers plying between New ... The trunks arrived safely at Chagres. On the 9th of September, 1850, ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1855)
"The defendants shipped the trunks on board one of the steamers plying between New ... The trunks arrived safely at Chagres. On the 9th of September, 1850, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Hera tha two trunks join, and pass into the single arch of the aorta, which turns sharply back beneath the vertebral column, с The carotid artery is given ..."

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