leotard


le·o·tard

noun \ˈlē-ə-ˌtärd\

: a piece of clothing that fits tightly and covers the body except for the legs and sometimes the arms

Full Definition of LEOTARD

:  a close-fitting one-piece garment worn especially by dancers, acrobats, and aerialists; also :  tights —often used in plural
le·o·tard·ed \-ˌtär-dəd\ adjective

Examples of LEOTARD

  1. Our aerobics instructor wore a bright red leotard.

Origin of LEOTARD

Jules Léotard, †1870 French aerial gymnast
First Known Use: 1886

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