plural noun
\ ˈtīts How to pronounce tights (audio) \

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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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


noun plural
\ ˈtīts How to pronounce tights (audio) \

Kids Definition of tights

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

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