strides

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Noun[edit]

strides

  1. plural form of stride
  2. (plural only, UK, Australia) Trousers.
    • 2004, Marion Houldsworth, Red Dust Rising: The Story of Ray Fryer of Urapunga, Central Queensland University Press, 2011, Boolarong Press, page 97,
      So he gave him one boot. I said, ‘One boot′s no bloody good! Give him two boot[s]!’ So he chucks over another boot, and a pair of strides.
    • 2006, Smiley Brymer, The Universal Naked Linesman, AuthorHouse, page 173,
      He went upstairs and changed into a fresh pair of strides, nipped into the bathroom and gave his hands and face a quick rinse and threw on a clean pullover.
    • 2007, Antony Agar, Queensland Ringer, page 211,
      His mother used to have to buy two pair of strides for him, cut the legs off one and sew them onto the other.
    • 1994, Irvine Welsh, The Acid House, 2008, unnumbered page,
      I thought of Des and May′s daughters, then of Gleaves, and resolved to borrow a pair of strides from Cliff, to keep the tie-wearing penile-challenged toss-bag oaf ma case.

Verb[edit]

strides

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of stride

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

strīdēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of strīdō

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

strides

  1. present tense passive of strida.