Complete Definition of "tights"

English

Etymology
From tight

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪts|-aɪts

Noun
tights pluralonly

  1. A close-fitting, sheer garment worn by women that covers the body completely from the waist down.
  2. A similar, non-sheer garment worn by dancers of either sex, especially by ballet dancers.

Synonyms
(woman's garment): hose, US pantyhose
(dancer's garment):

Usage notes
Even though this term is not restricted to the UK, British English does not share the US synonym pantyhose.

Translations
trans-top|woman's garment
Czech: punÄocháÄe f
Finnish: t-|fi|sukkahousut|p
French: t+|fr|collant|m
trans-mid
Italian: t-|it|collant|m
trans-bottom

trans-top|dancer's garment
Finnish: t-|fi|trikoot|p
trans-mid
Irish: riteoga f
trans-bottom

Category:Clothing

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