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leotard

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noun le·o·tard \ˈlē-ə-ˌtärd\

Simple Definition of leotard

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

Full Definition of leotard

  1. :  a close-fitting one-piece garment worn especially by dancers, acrobats, and aerialists; also :  tights —often used in plural

le·o·tard·ed play \-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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