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hosiery

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noun ho·siery \ˈhōzh-rē, ˈhōz-; ˈhō-zhə-rē, -zə-\

Definition of hosiery

  1. 1 :  hose 1a

  2. 2 chiefly British :  knitwear



Examples of hosiery in a sentence

  1. a shop that sells hosiery



1739

First Known Use of hosiery

1739


HOSIERY Defined for Kids

hosiery

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noun ho·siery \ˈhō-zhə-rē\

Definition of hosiery for Students

  1. :  clothing (as stockings or socks) that is worn on the legs and feet




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