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pantyhose

[pan-tee-hohz] /ˈpæn tiˌhoʊz/
noun
1.
(used with a plural verb) a one-piece, skintight garment worn by women, combining panties and stockings.
Also, panty hose, pantihose.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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  • In the united kingdom the word tights is used in all cases when referring to pantyhose.
British Dictionary definitions for pantyhose

pantyhose

/ˈpæntɪˌhəʊz/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, NZ) a one-piece clinging garment covering the body from the waist to the feet, worn by women in place of stockings Also called pantihose, (esp Brit) tights
Word Origin
C20: from panties + hose²
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Word Origin and History for pantyhose
n.

1963; see panties + hose (n.).

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