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    How do you say pants in London?

    The American word for pants or trousers is what the British would call pants. She lived and worked in many parts of the UK. Many answers here are regional. In the south of England, trousers are underwear. What are trousers called in London? In UK usage, trousers mean underpants. What do you call pants in English? Of course, the pants themselves have continued in American English to refer to pants, but in British English, pants is more often used to refer to what americans call underpants—which makes the word a little funnier across the pond, at least for 8-year-olds and anyone who shares their sense of humor. Do the British…

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    What are pants called in London?

    In UK usage, trousers mean underpants. What do the British call pants? British English American English Pants Pants Pants / Underwear / Panties underwear/panties underpants / underpants shorts/jockey shorts Jumper/Pullover/Sweater/Pullover Sweater Why do the British call pants trousers? But the word pants has its roots in comedy. Image of Pantone. The word ‘pants’ comes to us from an anglicization of the character’s name, “Pantaloon.”When trousers of a similar style became popular during the Restoration in England, they became known as pantaloons, Pantaloon being an anglicisation of Pantalone. What are women’s trousers called in England? In British English, pants They are pants worn by women. This is in contrast to the…