tights

plural noun \ ˈtīts \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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

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TIGHTS Defined for English Language Learners

tights

Definition of tights for English Language Learners

  • : 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


TIGHTS Defined for Kids

tights

noun plural \ ˈtīts \

Definition of tights for Students

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


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