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"'This grass feels funny,' Kirby thought. 'It feels like...pants.'"

Tropes dealing with pants, jeans, slacks, chinos, clamdiggers, capris, shorts, trousers, hose, and all such similar garments.

Compare Unmentionables, Dresses, Gowns and Skirts.


  • Bring My Brown Pants: When someone gets scared, they soil their pants.
  • Long Pants: It's hard to tell where a character's pant legs end and their shoes begin.
  • Magic Pants: A character's pants remain intact after they undergo size-changing transformations.
  • Modesty Shorts: A woman wears shorts under her skirt to avoid a Panty Shot.
  • "Not Wearing Pants" Dream: A character has a dream where they are partially or completely undressed.
  • Open-Fly Gag: A character realizes they forgot to zip up the fly in their pants.
  • Painted-On Pants: Skin-tight pants for sexiness.
  • Pants-Free: A character who's only seen from the waist up is revealed to not be wearing pants.
  • Pantsless Males, Fully-Dressed Females: Male anthropomorphic animals don't wear pants, while females are completely dressed.
  • Pants-Pulling Prank: A prank where you pull down someone's pants to expose their underwear (or pull down both the pants and the underpants to expose the person's nether regions).
  • Plumber's Crack: A plumber crouches down/bends over to work, which exposes their butt crack (or underwear) to everyone in the room.
  • Right Through His Pants: A sex scene has one or both of the participants still wearing clothes.
  • Splitting Pants: A character accidentally rips their pants from the back.
  • Squirrels in My Pants: Someone thrashes around after animals crawl inside their clothing.
  • Trouser Space: A character pulls something out of their pants.