Also called pettiskirt. an underskirt, especially one that is full and often trimmed and ruffled and of a decorative fabric.
any skirtlike part or covering.
a flounce or valance fitting around the sides of a bed, couch, or chair, as to conceal the legs.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a woman or girl (usually used facetiously).
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. of, relating to, or controlled by women; female; feminine:
a woman’s light undergarment in the form of an underskirt or including a bodice supported by shoulder straps
a humorous or mildly disparaging name for a woman
(as modifier): petticoat politics
[uhn-der-per-fawrm] /ˌʌn dər pərˈfɔrm/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to perform less well than (another of its kind, a general average, etc.) or less well than expected: Surprisingly, the stock has underperformed the market indexes all year. Several of our best players consistently underperform.
noun, plural peoples for 4. 1. persons indefinitely or collectively; persons in general: to find it easy to talk to people; What will people think? 2. persons, whether men, women, or children, considered as numerable individuals forming a group: Twenty people volunteered to help. 3. human beings, as distinguished from animals or other beings. 4. […]
noun 1. a person or thing that presses or applies pressure. 2. a person whose occupation is pressing or ironing clothes in a laundry or dry-cleaning establishment.
noun 1. the exertion of force upon a surface by an object, fluid, etc., in contact with it: the pressure of earth against a wall. 2. Physics. force per unit area. Symbol: P. Compare stress (def 6). 3. Meteorology. atmospheric pressure. 4. Electricity. electromotive force. 5. the state of being pressed or compressed. 6. harassment; […]