body stocking


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body stocking

n.
A tight-fitting, usually one-piece garment that covers the torso and sometimes has sleeves and legs.
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body stocking

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a one-piece undergarment for women, usually of nylon, covering the torso
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bod′y stock`ing


n.
a close-fitting, one-piece garment of knitted or stretch material, usu. covering the feet, legs, and trunk.
[1960–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.body stocking - a one-piece tight-fitting undergarment for women that covers the torso (and may have sleeves and legs)
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
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Translations

body stocking

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