wearing short pants

wearing short pants

Very young or inexperienced. Usually used as an insult. I built this company from the ground up while these jerks from the bank were still wearing short pants!
See also: pant, short, wearing

wearing (or in) short pants

very young. informal
A little boy was traditionally dressed in shorts before attaining a certain age, when he would be allowed to wear long trousers.
See also: pant, short, wearing
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We were both lifelong Newcastle United fans, from wearing short pants.
In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Monday, the SCoP said the Commissioner of Khartoum Ahmed Abushanab on Sunday issued a decision banning women from wearing pants and short sleeves shirts and preventing men from wearing short pants.
According to the singer, one of his assistants had told him: "Boss, you won't believe it: they're wearing short pants out there.
The lumpiang shanghai with its crisp exterior and compact, fine, and almost sausage-like filling was delightful and almost made me feel I was wearing short pants again.
However, upon closer inspection, it's apparent that he is wearing short pants.
And it is also not a simple issue that the opposition, regardless of the banner under which it is operating, has failed to manage the regions that fell under its control at a hefty human price, is powerless in the face of the criminal gangs and the advancement of those wearing short pants, and is ignoring the mounting sectarian tone under the pretext that it is a natural response to a similar discourse adopted by the followers of the regime.
Men's dress code frowns on wearing short pants in public places or chest and arms nudity.
I was five years old and I was wearing short pants so my legs were quite badly chafed.
I don't stand here as some tourist wearing short pants.
George was also not sure if it was big news and admitted the last time he saw Michael Jackson he was wearing short pants and singing with the Jackson Five.
When the Illinois senator reiterated in Ohio that he is not a Muslim, he said "We had to send CNN to look at the school that I attended in Indonesia where kids were wearing short pants and listening to iPods to indicate that this was not a madrassa but was a secular school in Indonesia," Sasha Issenberg at the Boston Globe's Political Intelligence reports.
Despite the late-June heat--and the prospect of three hours of strenuous exercise-almost nobody had committed the sartorial faux pas of wearing short pants (except for me).
What is the guy wearing short pants in hot climates to do?
That casual style got him barred from a Florida saddling paddock - for wearing short pants on a 90-degree day.
Older staffers recall a young engineer, who was studying fluid sand molding, became furious when he was not allowed on the foundry floor wearing short pants and open-toed sandals.