What Do You Call Your Underwear?
Knickers Down Today Ladies!
To make some extra money when I was a teenager, a very long time ago, I got myself a part time job setting up stall and selling shoes in an open air market. Every Saturday without fail I was there rain, hail or snow, well I do live in Scotland and that is our typical weather.
Anyway to cut a long story short, the lady on the next market stall sold ladies underwear and to attract customers to her wares every few minutes she would scream at the top of her voice, " Knickers down today ladies," Women and men especially would stop in their tracks and look around to see what was going on here, until the lady on the next stall followed her initial call out with "All ladies knickers half price today, Three pairs for a knicker," A knicker is a slang term for £1.00.
So anyway when this came into my mind today I was struck by the thought that we all wear underwear on a daily basis but we all have different names for the items that we wear beneath our regular clothes.
Slang Words For The Bra
Alternative Bra Names
- Dumpling Holders
- Booby Blankets
- Honker Hankies
- Titty Tamers
- Titty Tents
- Breast Bags
Slang Names For the Lady's Bra
The lady's bra most woman would tell you is an essential part of their wardrobe, so much so that a staggering 83% of women would not leave the home without wearing one.
There are many nicknames for the faithful brassiere some rude, some crude and some that are just downright funny.
- The Bra
- The Brassiere
- Over the shoulder boulder holder
- Double Barreled Booby Holsters
- The upper decker flopper stopper
- Booby Traps
- The Hooter Harness
- The Rack Pack
- The Chest Rest
- Nipple Knapsacks
A family friend who was breast feeding her son came up with the name "Tupperware," for her feeding bra, when I asked her why she replied "Well you open it up and the food comes out,"
Ladies Knickers Re-Named
Alternative Names For Ladies Knickers
- Man Grabbers
- Man Traps
- Tighty Whities
- Butt Flossers (Thong)
- Police Line (Do not cross)
- Passion Killers (Granny Pants)
- Clam Openers
- Oyster Catchers
- Butt Bag
Slang Names for Ladies Knickers
There are many different types of ladies knickers and of course they too are called by many different names, such as briefs or panties, but when the imagination is allowed to run wild ladies knickers become a thing of mythical legend with some weird and wonderful names.
- Granny Pants
Of course there are many more names which to coin a phrase are "Unmentionable" on this page because they are too crude or rude to be published.
Alternative Names For Male Underwear
Top 10 Funny Names For Male Underwear
- Banana Hammock
- Grape Smugglers
- Ball Bags
- Wiener Basket
- Nut Huts
- Budgie Smugglers
- Snake Suppressors
- Manhole Covers
- Pecker Packer
- Junk Trunks
Slang Names For Male Underwear
Are you a boxers or a briefs guy? As with the ladies there are many different types of mens underwear, In a recent survey it was found that Australian men have over 80 different names for their underpants.
- Y Fronts
- Sausage Skins
- Truncheon holder
After Michael Hirschey gave Erik Kurtis Low a wedgie on May 8, 2003, Low fatally shot him. The prosecutor for the case said in his closing arguments “Receiving a wedgie is not a reason to kill somebody.”
Name Your Underwear
That is my list of names that people use to name their underwear, do you have any names that I missed or just don't know, Please share your funny underwear names in the comments box below and lets keep the list growing.
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