What does bloomers mean?

bloomers meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1851, named for U.S. feminist reformer Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-1894), who promoted them. The surname is attested from c.1200, said to indicate virtually "iron-worker," from Old English bloma (see bloom (n.2)).


bloomers meaning in General Dictionary

(used into the plural) underpants worn by ladies