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Noun. January 7, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Extremely loose and extremely long shorts worn by elderly men as undies. It resembles barmuda shorts and is almost always light blue in colour with green vertical stripes. Thathas throughout the country vouch for its comfort as it provides a lot of aeration to the kottais. It has been popularized by Tamil superstar Captain Vijayakanth in numerous fight sequences where he lifts his veshti up and ties it into a knot thereby revealing the source of his inner strength - the grandpa undies, which strikes terror into the hearts of his attackers, before thulping all the rascal villains.

Usage

Machaan, doubt da!! Why are grandpa undies always light blue with green stripes?
Added 2011-07-19 by Thikka Kobbu

Root

English

Region

Tamilnadu

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Chaddi Buddy, chaddies

Definition 2 of 2

Definition

Also known as "Mandya Jeans" after the town of Mandya in Karnataka where often can be seen a wide variety of granpa undies on display especially on an early morning drive.
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To those who come from the Cox town, Richmond Town areas of Bangalore these grandap undies are also known as "Farmers Jocks"

Usage

While shopping for boxer shorts in Dubai plaza: " Aye don't want da that one looks like Mandya jeans...."

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if you are from the Cox town, Richmond Town area:
"Uuf Elton don't want men, they look like bloomin farmers jocks"

Added 2012-03-31 by Vishnu1503