pantyhose

or pan·ty hose, pant·i·hose

[ pan-tee-hohz ]
/ ˈpæn tiˌhoʊz /

noun

(used with a plural verb) a one-piece, skintight garment worn by women, combining panties and stockings.

Nearby words

  1. pantsuit,
  2. pantun,
  3. panty,
  4. panty girdle,
  5. panty raid,
  6. pantywaist,
  7. panufnik,
  8. panurge,
  9. panza,
  10. panzer

Origin of pantyhose

First recorded in 1960–65

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British Dictionary definitions for pantyhose

pantyhose

/ (ˈpæntɪˌhəʊz) /

noun

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

Word Origin for pantyhose

C20: from panties + hose ²

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Word Origin and History for pantyhose

pantyhose

n.

1963; see panties + hose (n.).

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