leotard


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le·o·tard

 (lē′ə-tärd′)
n.
A snugly fitting, stretchable one-piece garment with or without sleeves that covers the torso, worn especially by dancers, gymnasts, acrobats, and those engaging in exercise workouts.

[After Jules Léotard (1830-1870), French aerialist.]

le′o·tard′ed adj.

leotard

(ˈlɪəˌtɑːd)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a tight-fitting garment covering the body from the shoulders down to the thighs and worn by acrobats, ballet dancers, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural) US and Canadian another name for tights1b
[C19: named after Jules Léotard, French acrobat]

le•o•tard

(ˈli əˌtɑrd)

n.
a skintight one-piece garment for the torso, having a high or low neck and a lower portion resembling either briefs or tights, worn by acrobats, dancers, etc. Compare tights.
[1915–20; after Jules Léotard, 19th-century French aerialist]

leotard

A tight one-piece garment for the torso, with or without sleeves, worn particularly for dancing or exercise.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leotard - a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles)leotard - a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
Translations
ثَوْبُ الرَّاقِصُثَوْب لَصوق يلبِسُه البهْلَوان
trikot
trikot
voimistelupuku
baletni triko
balett-trikó
leikfimibolur
レオタード
레오타드
triko
triko
trikot
gymnastikdräkt
เสื้อชุดติดกันแนบเนื้อ
badibale mayosuleotard
quần áo nịt

leotard

[ˈlɪətɑːd] Nmalla f

leotard

[ˈliːətɑːrd] njustaucorps m

leotard

nTrikot nt; (Gymnastics) → Gymnastikanzug m

leotard

[ˈliːətɑːd] nbody m inv (per ginnastica, danza)

leotard

(ˈliətaːd) noun
a kind of tight-fitting garment worn for dancing, gymnastics etc.

leotard

ثَوْبُ الرَّاقِصُ trikot trikot Gymnastikanzug ολόσωμη φόρμα-καλσόν leotardo, malla voimistelupuku justaucorps baletni triko body レオタード 레오타드 balletpakje gymdrakt trykot colan, fato de dança em malha трико gymnastikdräkt เสื้อชุดติดกันแนบเนื้อ leotard quần áo nịt 紧身衣
References in classic literature ?
I've been an itinerant singer, a circus-rider, when I used to vault like Leotard, and dance on a rope like Blondin.
1859: The man who invented the leotard - Jules Leotard - gave the world's first flying trapeze display in Paris.
1859: Jules Leotard, who invented the leotard, gave the world's first flying trapeze display in Paris.
Subtle details--like the textured pattern of her leotard, or the way her skirt matches the tights that peek out from under her long ribbed legwarmers--give the look its poised charm.
Each leotard features a step and repeat pattern of icons that represent that city and its culture.
Farah Ann Abdul Hadi, 21, went to the Southeast Asian Games to get appraised for her athletic skills -- instead she was criticized for her "revealing" leotard (sometimes known as standard sportswear) and got chided by religious leaders, according to The Independent .
Not for the fainthearted, she teamed studded sarong-style skirt with leotard top and nude pointy heels.
Fe fydda i''''n chwilota am y leotard o gefn y cwpwrdd dillad - wel dim cweit , ond mi fydda i yn trio dal i fyny efo criw ffit HABIT.
In a few of the pictures, the 'We Can't Stop' hit maker can be seen wearing a minute leotard and posing provocatively with a soda can.
Posing in a leotard for a Single Ladies-inspired shoot, the Strictly Come Dancing star joked: "I get to be Beyonce for the day.
TAKING IT LYING DOWN: The League of Health and Beauty at a session at the Top Rank Suite in Dale End, Birmingham, in 1973; and (below) the Spring Body Shop at Cannon Hill in 1986; and dance teachers at a special training course in Birmingham in 1986 HAVING A BALL: Janet Martin shows footballer Ian Pinner how to stay in shape to disco music in 1983; and keep fit at Aston Villa Leisure Centre in 1983 - with Joy Carn's baby watching LEOTARD LADIES: The ladies of Body Images in 1984; and members of the Warwickshire keep fit team at John Wilmott School in 1987
For the first time, the European diplomacy was revealed in the true light, says Francois Leotard, former EU representative to Macedonia, who worked on reaching the Framework Agreement in 2001, in his interview with Radio Deutsche Welle.