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tights

Syllabification: tights
Pronunciation: /tīts
 
/

Definition of tights in English:

plural noun

1A woman’s thin, close-fitting garment, typically made of nylon or other knitted yarn, covering the legs, hips, and bottom.
Example sentences
  • When you're stumped for style, nothing beats the black opaque tights that rule at Helmut Lang.
  • Lucie wore a black velvet pinafore, black tights and a dark purple jacket and she clung to her father's hand throughout the entire ceremony.
  • The look is also about layering; try cropped tights worn under a mini skirt or a voluminous long top over jeans.
1.1A garment similar to tights worn by a dancer or acrobat.
Example sentences
  • Whether in tights or bare-legged, a dancer expects his body to be scrutinized.
  • There are some male dancers for whom tights, you feel, are a perk of the job.
  • The ballet opens with a short solo for Nikolaj Hübbe, clothed in a white shirt and tights.

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