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BVDs

Underwear, particularly men's underwear. "BVD" is an underwear manufacturer. Shut the door, I don't want anyone to see me in my BVDs!

BVDs

and beeveedees
n. underwear; men’s underwear. (The first entry is an initialism. From Bradley, Voorhies, and Day, the manufacturers. Always plural.) He stood there in his BVDs, freezing.
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The headmaster, taking advantage of this discretion, begins to get dressed again; he puts on his BVDs, he puts on his shirt, he puts on his underwear; is there anything he hasn't put on?
It's open." I opened the door and walked in to see the Chief Justice of the United States, a big ruddy man, standing there before me in his old-fashioned BVDs. The next day, when we had some time together, he wore a tom baggy sweater as we composed a speech for him to deliver to an interfaith meeting a few days later.
As I continued to listen, a chill ran down to my BVDs. The group was getting ready to vote on the acronym with the most profit potential for 1995.
Frank comes running down to the gate, dressed in nothing but his bvds and carrying a shotgun.
As Rosemarie Trockel has said, "Art about women's art is just as tedious as the art of men about men's art." By making women's art about male forms--whether literal (lipstick penises, BVDs, and wingtip shoes) or figurative ones (as postfeminist Primary Objects)--Lachowicz has hit on a material metaphor with considerable punch.