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Definition of the noun pantyhose

What does pantyhose mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a woman's tights consisting of underpants and stockings
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: leotards / tights = skintight knit hose covering the body from the waist to the feet worn by acrobats and dancers and as stockings by women and girls
    • parts:
      • stocking = close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg
      • underpants = an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs

Alternative definition of the noun pantyhose


  1. [North America] Women's nylon tights worn about the legs.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pantyhose

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Google previewProteas (2012)

The Birth of a Worldwide Industry by Maryke Middelmann

(Yes, pantyhose is a relatively recent invention!) To cater to the many different leg shapes, the firm had to do a confidential survey — length of the leg and measurement of the waist — to give factories some indications of average sizesand ...

Google previewArt Cloth (2013)

A Guide to Surface Design for Fabric by Jane Dunnewold

Untying wet pantyhose is a pain, so keep the knot loose. '2' Make rings by pulling up points of fabric and wrap string or rubber bands around them. This is the classic tie-dye look from the 1960s. The end result is a series of spidery circles.

Google previewRetox (2016)

Yoga, Food, Attitude: Healthy Solutions for Real Life by Lauren Imparato

The socks are the muscles, the nylon pantyhose is the fascia. Fascia makes up about a third of the body's total mass and is responsible for about 40 percent of what we call flexibility. It is the only connective tissue that you can safely stretch.

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

pantyhose pi. n. A one-piece garment consisting of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hong Kong English (2011)

Words from the Fragrant Harbor by Patrick J. Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf

m pantyhose tea/coffee idiomatic expression. Definition: a Hong Kong method of beverage preparation using a netalike filter that looks like a panty hose, but is specifically made for filtering tea/ coffee.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

trimester or semester terraced house row house ticket tout scalp tights pantyhose till cash register tin opener can opener toffee apple candy ...

Google previewThe Dog Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

Use appropriate materials if you have them on hand, or improvise with socks or pantyhose to cover a wound on a limb, or a T-shirt for wounds on the chest or abdomen. Use adhesive tape rather than safety pins to hold a bandage in place.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Martial Arts Movies (1995)

by Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer, Richard Meyers

Pantyhose Hero. Pro.Co: Bojon; Dir: Sammo Hung; Cast: Sammo Hung, Alan Tam, Liu Chia-yung; US: 1991, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Parkinson's Disease (2009)

by Anthony D. Mosley

Loss of fine motor control and dexterity make buttons, zippers, and belts impossible to manage, pantyhose and neckties a nightmare. Elastic waists, pullover shirts and tops, and hook- and-loop fasteners (such as Velcro) are far less frustrating, ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1N1T1Y4H4O1S1E1

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