pantyhose

noun
panty·​hose | \ ˈpan-tē-ˌhōz How to pronounce pantyhose (audio) \
variants: or panty hose

Definition of pantyhose

: a one-piece undergarment for women that consists of hosiery made with a panty-style top usually plural in constructionSpilt ends are like rips in pantyhose: they work their way from the bottom up.— Erin Chan

First Known Use of pantyhose

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Pantyhose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantyhose. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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pantyhose

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English Language Learners Definition of pantyhose

US : clothing for women made of thin material that fits closely over the feet and legs and goes up to the waist

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