What is another word for tights?

Pronunciation: [tˈa͡ɪts] (IPA)

Tights are a type of garment that cover the legs and are typically made of a stretchy material. There are many different synonyms for tights, depending on their style and intended use. Some common synonyms include leggings, pantyhose, hosiery, stockings, hose, and footless tights. Leggings tend to be thicker and more opaque, while pantyhose are more sheer and are designed to be worn with dresses or skirts. Hosiery is a broader term that encompasses various types of legwear that include tights, stockings, and pantyhose. Stockings and hose are typically worn without underwear, while footless tights are more like leggings and have no feet.

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Usage examples for Tights

He told Leo where he could obtain a pair of tights and a clown's outfit, and made up the boy's face for him.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
She too was in tights throughout, and like him she walked with a calm and powerful movement, but she seemed petty beside him.
"Rose of Dutcher's Coolly"
Hamlin Garland
The man was strangely dressed in a close-fitting suit of cloth-something between the uniform of bicycle clubs and the tights affected by acrobats.
"The Mark Of Cain"
Andrew Lang

Famous quotes with Tights

  • The worst was when my skirt fell down to my ankles, but I had on thick tights underneath.
    Naomi Campbell
  • I love the whole lingerie outfit - you know, thigh-high tights and garters.
    Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
  • I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had.
    Suzanne Vega
  • Now, we used to say we put on our tights to put on the world. So I don't think it tarnishes the image at all.
    Burt Ward
  • Dr. Paul: Get out, get out libidinous swine! And take that painted strumpet with you. May you both rot in the filth of your own fornication! Nicky: And what did you say to him? Dr. Paul: Say, Madam? I said nothing. I simply pulled up my tights and jumped out of the bathroom window. Nicky: Oh Dr. Paul, you're so naughty! Dr. Paul: Well, I try, Madam. And then, ten minutes later when I've got my breath back, I try again!
    Meekin

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