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

1960–65 Unabridged
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pantyhose (ˈpæntɪˌhəʊz)
(US), (Canadian), (NZ) pantihose, Also called: tights a one-piece clinging garment covering the body from the waist to the feet, worn by women in place of stockings
[C20: from panties + hose²]

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Word Origin & History

1963; see panties + hose.
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Example sentences for pantyhose
In the united kingdom the word tights is used in all cases when referring to pantyhose.
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