Japanese ゼンタイ, a portmanteau of 全身タイツ (zenshin taitsu, full-body tights).


zentai (uncountable)

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  1. skintight garments that cover the entire body
    • 2007, "Stephen Harris", Chastity, corsets, TENS, zentai and bondage... (on newsgroup soc.subculture.bondage-bdsm)
      Saturday morning Tori was due over so we could go shopping. I thought I'd surprise her... so I set up the TENS unit, then locked on a zentai suit over it, then put a corset on over that, and locked a belt over that! Finally I chained myself to the bed so I couldn't do anything about it.
    • 2011, Donovan Rush, Obsession:
      Laid out on the cot was a single piece of dark clothing that looked like someone's deflated shadow. "This is a zentai outfit." She held up the costume.
    • 2011, Daniel Mega, Infrastrata:
      The Viruses were reaching the front door. Other women dressed in leather zentai suits dropped in on hoverbikes, dispersing of[sic] the Viruses. Van recognized the symbols on their clothing.





  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぜんたい