(chiefly among British Asians) underpants.
- ‘According to Arfaan Khan, a British Pakistani linguist, a number of Hindi words such as chuddies are currently being imported from the Indian subcontinent.’
- ‘Mahal says: ‘Thanks to British-Asian media, the word chuddies is now widely known in the UK.‘’
- ‘From the BBC Comedy show, ‘Goodness Gracious Me’, comes the word chuddies, meaning underpants.’
- ‘Maybe I'll ask him next time my software's got its chuddies in a twist.’
- ‘'You packed my socks and chuddies!' his father said, holding up the things with a look of incredulity.’
Late 19th century (originally in Indian English, referring to short trousers): from Hindi or Punjabi caḍḍī.
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