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

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The remaining 33 Royal Ballet dancers were dressed in similar black unitards sprayed with splotches of white chalk (Dean’s idea of sins being transferred from one to another). Mark Swed, latimes.com, "Review: Thomas Adès’ spectacular ‘Inferno’ gets the Wayne McGregor and Tacita Dean touch," 14 July 2019 Looking comfortable in Harriet Jung and Reid Bartelme’s airy costumes — mists of tulle netting over neon unitards — the dancers carve their own rhythmic contours inside of the score, especially through darting footwork. Siobhan Burke, New York Times, "Paul Taylor’s Company Without Him: Onstage, a Transition to a New Era," 9 June 2019 Dion made her first appearance of the week in a Chanel unitard, complete with a chain logo belt, casting herself as a modern-day Catwoman while nailing the athleisure trend. Marianna Cerini, CNN Style, "How Celine Dion became the queen of couture week," 4 July 2019 In July, the model and former American Apparel wunderkind launched her namesake line of elevated basics (think baby tees, bike shorts, and super-stretchy unitards). Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "Inside Eliana Gil Rodriguez’s Escape to a “Pristine Paradise” in the Philippines," 17 Jan. 2019 Having already worn a full-on snakeskin look, Kim opted for a sparkly, skintight, and transparent unitard. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kim Kardashian's Sparkly, Skintight, and See-Through Catsuit Is So Revealing," 26 Mar. 2019 LeGaspi was the designer who conceived Kiss’s black unitards and peaked collars and shoulders. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Rick Owens Loves Larry LeGaspi—And You Should Too," 23 Jan. 2019 There’s Jane Fonda on the red carpet looking smoking in Valentino, and Céline Dion showing off her mile-long legs in Alexandre Vauthier, and Baddiewinkle on Instagram wearing unitards so violently rainbow-colored, Miley Cyrus might wince. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "In the Year of the Runway Zaddy, Where Are the MILFs?," 4 Feb. 2019 This sleek, peekaboo unitard by the niche fitness label Live the Process is just the ticket. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "The Best Beauty Gifts for Your Horoscope-Obsessed Friend by Astrological Sign," 13 Dec. 2018

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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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