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In Our Nuclear Policies are Crazier than Trump, there's mention of "what if the president is debriefing an intern?" as an example of a president being busy:

What is amazing about these timelines is how much time is lost to purely mechanical or administrative steps, from detecting the launches to finding the president. What if the president is asleep? Playing golf? In the toilet? Debriefing an intern?

Based on the author's specific choice of "intern", I'm wondering if there's any double entendre involved beyond the normal meaning of receiving information, and is referring to a president taking off the underwear of an intern. However, I thought briefs are male underwear, and the bulk of the allegations against Bill Clinton and Donald Trump involve women.

Can "debriefing" mean the undressing of a person?

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Yes, it's possible for briefs to refer to women's clothing, so the double entendre works here. From Collins Dictionary:

men's underpants or women's pants without legs

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  • Why the downvote? Do you dislike questions about sexuality? Do you dislike self-answered questions? Or the fact that people commented on the question - but I actually got a reference backing up the claims made in the comments. – Andrew Grimm Nov 6 '16 at 1:02
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    I've never heard anyone refer to women's pants as "briefs"... Only men's underwear. – Catija Nov 6 '16 at 2:01
  • @Catija - google.com/…. (not women’s pants, but women’s underwear) – Jim Nov 6 '16 at 2:25

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