pantyhose


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pant·y·hose

or pant·y hose  (păn′tē-hōz′)
pl.n.
A stretchable one-piece undergarment consisting of stockings attached to a top that resembles underpants.

pantyhose

(ˈpæntɪˌhəʊz)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) US and Canadian and NZ a one-piece clinging garment covering the body from the waist to the feet, worn by women in place of stockings. Also called: pantihose or tights (esp Brit)
[C20: from panties + hose2]

pant•y•hose

(ˈpæn tiˌhoʊz)

n.
(used with a pl. v.) a one-piece, skintight garment for women, combining panties and stockings.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pantyhose - a woman's tights consisting of underpants and stockingspantyhose - a woman's tights consisting of underpants and stockings
stocking - close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
leotards, tights - skintight knit hose covering the body from the waist to the feet worn by acrobats and dancers and as stockings by women and girls
underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
Translations
punčocháče
strømpebukser
sukkahousut
hulahopke
タイツ
타이츠
hlačne nogavice
strumpbyxor
ถุงน่อง
külotlu çoapkülotlu çorap
quần nịt

pantyhose

[ˈpæntɪhəʊz] NPL (esp US) → pantys mpl, pantimedias fpl

pantyhose

panty hose [ˈpæntihəʊz] (US) nplcollant m
a pair of pantyhose → un collant

pantyhose

جَوَارِبٌ طَوِيلَة punčocháče strømpebukser Strumpfhose κολάν leotardos, mallas sukkahousut collants hulahopke collant タイツ 타이츠 maillot tights rajstopy meia-calça колготки strumpbyxor ถุงน่อง külotlu çorap quần nịt 裤袜

pantyhose

npl pantimedias
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