Alan Whicker(s)

Alan Whicker(s)
• Rhyming Slang for 'knickers'.

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  • Alan Whickers, Alans — n pl British knickers, panties. The terms are non working class rhyming slang, heard among young people, particularly stu dents, in the 1970s and 1980s. The reference was to Alan Whicker, a well known punctilious and dapper televi sion… …   Contemporary slang

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