unitard

noun

uni·​tard ˈyü-nə-ˌtärd How to pronounce unitard (audio)
: 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 But here comes a lithe, 64-year-old brunette sporting a black backless unitard. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 14 Sep. 2023 The goal was to recreate the custom pattern of the unitards on the hair and faces of the acrobats. Madison Malone Kircher, New York Times, 1 Nov. 2023 Each of the performers surrounding Ms. Klum also wore unitards in varying shades and patterns of feathery greens and blues. Madison Malone Kircher, New York Times, 1 Nov. 2023 Snag the machine-washable unitard in sizes XXS through 6XL and in five colors: black, brown, moss, plum, and midnight blue. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 23 June 2023 Check out this majorly comfortable and goes-with-anything black unitard, which is on sale for 19 percent off. Rachel Simon, Travel + Leisure, 2 July 2023 Featured pieces include a wide range of tennis skirts, unitards, dresses, and tops in a number of colorways, as well as accessories like socks, bags, and paddle board holders. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 27 June 2023 In the images, dancers from each company are decked in C-logo bodysuits, flowing black dresses, and cutout unitards styled by Chanel for the occasion. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 June 2023 Wearing white unitards adorned with blue and red stars or a stripe down the side of the leg, the young dancers bounced on their feet before tilting forward and back to the propulsive beat. Gia Kourlas, New York Times, 11 June 2023

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Word History

Etymology

uni- + leotard

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unitard was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Unitard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unitard. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

unitard

noun
uni·​tard ˈyü-nə-ˌtärd How to pronounce unitard (audio)
: a close-fitting one-piece garment for the torso and legs and often for the arms and feet
Etymology

uni- "one" + -tard (as in leotard)

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