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pantyhose

or pan·ty hose, pant·i·hose

[pan-tee-hohz]
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noun
  1. (used with a plural verb) a one-piece, skintight garment worn by women, combining panties and stockings.
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Origin of pantyhose

First recorded in 1960–65
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Related Words for pantyhose

hosiery, pantyhose, hose, nylons, leotard, leggings

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British Dictionary definitions for pantyhose

pantyhose

noun
  1. US, Canadian and NZ a one-piece clinging garment covering the body from the waist to the feet, worn by women in place of stockingsAlso called: pantihose, (esp Brit) tights
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Word Origin for pantyhose

C20: from panties + hose ²
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Word Origin and History for pantyhose

n.

1963; see panties + hose (n.).

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