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English definition of “tights”

tights

noun [plural]     /taɪts/
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
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