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"Underpants" is a plural noun which is often translated as "los calzones", and "panty" is a noun which is often translated as "el calzón". Learn more about the difference between "underpants" and "panty" below.
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (underwear)
a. los calzones
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I looked in the drawer for a clean pair of underpants.Busqué unos calzones limpios en el cajón.
b. el calzón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I only use cotton underpants.Yo solo utilizo calzón de algodón.
c. los interiores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Why do all your underpants have your name on them?¿Por qué todos tus interiores traen tu nombre?
2. (men's underwear)
a. los calzoncillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Casey often used to answer the door in his underpants.Casey muchas veces abría la puerta en calzoncillos.
b. los pantaloncillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Do you have these underpants in other colors?¿Tienen estos pantaloncillos en otros colores?
c. las trusas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
These tight underpants are for cycling.Estas trusas ajustadas son para hacer ciclismo.
3. (women's underwear)
a. las pantis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
This washing machine is destroying my underpants.Esta lavadora está destrozando mis pantis.
b. las pantaletas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
I bought myself some yellow underpants to wear New Year's Eve.Me compré unas pantaletas amarillas para Nochevieja.
c. la bombacha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
You can't wear black underpants with those white pants.No puedes usar una bombacha negra con ese pantalón blanco.
d. las bragas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
These underpants look like a parachute.Estas bragas parecen paracaídas.
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panty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el calzón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You need to pack four pairs of panties for the trip.Necesitas empacar cuatro pares de calzones para el viaje.
b. el panti
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
¿Por qué la gente se lleva pantis rojos en Nochevieja?Why do people wear red panties on New Year's?
c. la pantaleta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Are these cotton panties for sale?¿Estas pantaletas de algodón están a la venta?
d. la bombacha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
You should wear a slip; you can see your panties in that skirt.Deberías usar una combinación, se te ve la bombacha con esa falda.
e. la braga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I always forget an extra pair of panties when I go to the pool.Siempre se me olvida un par de bragas extra cuando voy a la piscina.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to female undergaments)
a. de ropa interior
My sister yelled at John for snooping around in her panty drawer.Mi hermana le gritó a John por espiar su cajón de ropa interior.
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