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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.
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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]
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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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

leotard

A tight one-piece garment for the torso, with or without sleeves, worn particularly for dancing or exercise.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

leotard

[ˈliːətɑːrd] njustaucorps m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

leotard

nTrikot nt; (Gymnastics) → Gymnastikanzug m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

leotard

[ˈliːətɑːd] nbody m inv (per ginnastica, danza)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

leotard

(ˈliətaːd) noun
a kind of tight-fitting garment worn for dancing, gymnastics etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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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.
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