1. lederhosen

noun. leather shorts often worn with suspenders; worn especially by men and boys in Bavaria.


  • shorts
  • trunks

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Sentences with lederhosen

1. Noun, singular or mass
Wear dirndls and lederhosen -- or not -- but get the food right, and the party will take off.

2. Verb, base form
Referred to as “tracht” (or plural “trachten”), today it denotes any form of rustic or traditional clothing of supposed Germanic origin, although most typically it refers to lederhosen and dirndls.

3. Adjective, superlative
Short leather trousers--lederhosen--worn by rural peasants and woodsmen of the Alpine regions of Austria and Germany appeared among the aristocracy in the mid to late1800s, under Kaiser Franz Joseph.

4. Existential there
Whether you are planning to celebrate Oktoberfest by dressing in traditional German costume or are creating a German outfit for a Halloween party, lederhosen are fun to wear and easy to make yourself at home.

5. Foreign word
In Bavaria and Austria, the pants were made of leather, the famous "lederhosen."

6. Verb, past participle
In Alpine regions, men used to wear leather trousers, known as “lederhosen.” Men now reserve lederhosen for formal or traditional events such as weddings or folk festivals.

7. Adjective
From the town of Lana, one hike follows an irrigation canal built by local monks in the 18th century, and waiters dressed in lederhosen serve beer and bratwurst for that day's lunch at Forst Brewery.