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Definition of tights

: a skintight garment covering the body from the neck down or from the waist down also, British : pantyhose

First Known Use of tights

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tights was circa 1837

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“Tights.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tights. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of tights

: a piece of clothing that is worn especially by girls, women, and dancers, that fits closely over the feet, legs, and waist, and that is made of a thicker material than pantyhose
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Kids Definition of tights

: a garment closely fitted to the body and covering it usually from the waist down

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