What is the meaning of the English word
BELLBOTTOM (as in JEANS or PANTS)?
(adjective) pants that are narrow at the knee and wide at the foot
1. Bellbottom jeans came into style in the early sixties. Before that, pant legs were straight, and often narrow.
2. Bellbottom pants were also longer than other styles of pants. Often the hem of the pants dragged on the ground and ripped.