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What is "Tights" - Definition & Explanation

A skintight garment covering the body from the neck or the waist down; panty hose Tights.
Skintight knit hose covering the body from the waist to the feet worn by acrobats and dancers and as stockings by women and girls.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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