What is another word for stocking?

244 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ stˈɒkɪŋ], [ stˈɒkɪŋ], [ s_t_ˈɒ_k_ɪ_ŋ]

Stocking is a type of clothing worn over feet and legs to keep them warm and comfortable. It is an essential accessory for winters and has been an integral part of fashion for centuries. Some common synonyms for the word stocking are sock, hose, tights, legging, and hosiery. A sock is a short stocking that covers only the feet and ankles, while hose is a longer type of stocking reaching up to the thigh. Tights are a thick and opaque type of hosiery, while leggings are a close-fitting garment similar to tights but with a more flexible design. Hosiery is a catch-all term for all types of stockings, including socks, tights, and hose.

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Usage examples for Stocking

Charlie isn't going to hang up his stocking.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
He looked at her entranced, noting her slovenly dress, the holes in her stocking, and the ugly slippers that slip-slopped as she moved her small feet.
"Command"
William McFee
And then you will put the stocking and the garter and the cake away for three nights, and at the end of those nights you will sleep again on it for three nights; and then you will put it away once more for three nights, and you will sleep on it again for three nights.
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade

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