pegged pants

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A soldier and two men wearing zoot suits with pegged pants in Washington D.C. in 1942

Noun[edit]

pegged pants (plural only)

  1. trousers cut full in the waist and thigh area, and tapering to a cuff or gather at the ankle. Some pegged pants include a full cuff with buttons; others simply gather around an elastic band. This style was extremely popular in the 1950s and 1980s.

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