body stocking

noun

Definition of body stocking

: a usually sheer close-fitting one-piece garment for the torso that often has sleeves and legs

Examples of body stocking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ramona is actually, surprisingly, on theme, with magenta and purple flowers and braids in her hair and a mesh body stocking over some crystal pasties. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 11 May 2021 Bowman recovered and moved onto full-body stock car racing in 2011. Dana Scott, azcentral, 5 July 2019 The latter is the carbohydrates your body stocks away in your liver and muscles. Cynthia Sass, Health.com, 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of body stocking

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Body stocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20stocking. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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body stocking

noun

English Language Learners Definition of body stocking

: a piece of clothing that fits tightly and covers the body from the neck to the ankles

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