Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tights”

tights

noun [plural] uk   /taɪts/ us  
A2 UK (US pantyhose) a piece of clothing made of thin material that covers the legs and lower part of the body below the waist, worn by women and girls: She bought a new pair of tights. Oh no, I've got a ladder/run/hole in my tights.Stockings, tights and socks the same type of clothing made from thicker material and worn by dancers and people doing exerciseSportswear and swimwearBallet
(Definition of tights from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tights?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tights” in other dictionaries

SMART Thesaurus: Stockings, tights & socks

“tights”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day

aptitude

a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More