uni·​tard | \ ˈyü-nə-ˌtärd How to pronounce unitard (audio) \

Definition of unitard

: a close-fitting one-piece garment for the torso and legs and often for the arms and feet

Examples of unitard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fishnet unitard featured a cutout at her torso and purple crystals that highlighted the bold pattern. Melody Leibner, Harper's BAZAAR, 2 Aug. 2022 This is where basics are married with thoughtful fabrics—like an organic cotton sweatshirt that’s as soft as a pullover should be or a unitard that bounces back with 58% recycled nylon. Vogue, 3 Dec. 2021 The woman suddenly disappears and a new woman replaces her, wearing a shiny unitard. Jennifer Homans, The New Yorker, 18 July 2022 Famous within the trans community, the company started with undergarments and expanded to create clothing and swimwear—like this black unitard. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 5 July 2022 To summarize, the unitard knows no sartorial limits. Justine Carreon, Glamour, 24 June 2022 Her first outfit of the season is a cutout black dress and gloves; her last is a green unitard with coordinating eyeliner and nails. Sarah Spellings, Vogue, 28 Feb. 2022 Gone was the guy in a gray unitard who went bam, pow, zap! David Fear, Rolling Stone, 23 Feb. 2022 How do the actors pee while wearing a giant silver unitard? Dalton Ross, EW.com, 3 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unitard

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unitard

uni- + leotard

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“Unitard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unitard. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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