EnglishEdit

 
Opaque tights

EtymologyEdit

From tight.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /taɪts/
  • Rhymes: -aɪts
  • (file)

NounEdit

tights pl (plural only)

  1. A close-fitting, sheer or non-sheer skin-tight garment worn principally by women and girls that covers the body completely from the waist down, usually including the feet.
    Synonym: pantyhose (US)
  2. (dance) A similar, non-sheer garment worn by dancers of either sex, especially by ballet dancers.
  3. (wrestling) A garment, similar to briefs, worn chiefly by professional wrestlers.
  4. (mining) In blasting rock, a piece of unbroken rock within the pay limit of a blast.

Usage notesEdit

US English uses the term pantyhose to refer to sheer tights.

DescendantsEdit

  • Japanese: タイツ (taitsu)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English tights.

NounEdit

tights m (definite singular tightsen, indefinite plural tights or tightsar, definite plural tightsane)

  1. tights

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