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1       n-plural   Pants are a piece of underwear which have two holes to put your legs through and elastic around the top to hold them up round your waist or hips.  
  (BRIT)   also a pair of N   (=knickers)  
I put on my bra and pants.     
in AM, usually use underpants     
2       n-plural   Pants are a piece of clothing that covers the lower part of your body and each leg.  
  (AM)   also a pair of N  
He wore brown corduroy pants and a white cotton shirt.     
in BRIT, use trousers     
3       n-uncount   If you say that something is pants, you mean that it is very poor in quality.  
INFORMAL   The place is pants, yet so popular.     
4    If someone bores, charms, or scares the pants off you, for example, they bore, charm, or scare you a lot.  
the pants off      phrase   v PHR     (emphasis)    You'll bore the pants off your grandchildren...     
5    If you fly by the seat of your pants or do something by the seat of your pants, you use your instincts to tell you what to do in a new or difficult situation rather than following a plan or relying on equipment.  
by the seat of one's pants      phrase   V inflects  
    to wear the pants  
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You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
a pair of straps used by men for holding up trousers or pants
maximum; no more (or later) than; at the most
E.g.: You have to be back at 11 o'clock tops; The show lasted one hour tops
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
When economic outlook remains uncertain, top management complains about the parsimony of expense reimbursements. Shareholders will not look kindly to executives flying helicopters or first-class international flights unrestrained.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
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