body stocking

noun
a one-piece tight-fitting undergarment for women that covers the torso (and may have sleeves and legs)
Hypernyms: ↑undergarment, ↑unmentionable

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noun, pl ⋯ -ings [count]
: a piece of clothing that fits tightly and covers the body from the neck to the ankles

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ˈbody stocking [body stocking body stockings] noun
a piece of clothing that fits closely over the whole body from the neck to the ankles, often including the arms, worn for example by dancers

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • body stocking — body stockings N COUNT A body stocking is a piece of clothing that covers the whole of someone s body and fits tightly. Body stockings are often worn by dancers …   English dictionary

  • body stocking — body .stocking n a close fitting piece of clothing that covers the whole of your body …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • body stocking — body ,stocking noun count a piece of tight fitting clothing, worn especially by dancers, that covers your body including your arms and legs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • body stocking — ► NOUN ▪ a woman s one piece undergarment covering the torso and legs …   English terms dictionary

  • body stocking — ☆ body stocking n. a tightfitting garment, usually of one piece, that covers the torso and, sometimes, the legs …   English World dictionary

  • body stocking — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms body stocking : singular body stocking plural body stockings a piece of tight clothing worn especially by dancers that covers your body from your neck to your feet …   English dictionary

  • Body-Stocking — Bo|dy|sto|cking [ bɔdistɔkɪŋ], (auch:) Bo|dy Sto|cking, der; [s], s [engl. body stocking, aus: body = Körper u. stocking = Strumpf]: Damenstrumpfhose mit angewirktem Oberteil …   Universal-Lexikon

  • body stocking — noun (C) a close fitting piece of clothing that covers the whole of your body …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • body stocking — noun Date: 1965 a usually sheer close fitting one piece garment for the torso that often has sleeves and legs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • body stocking — a close fitting, one piece garment made of knitted or stretch material and usually covering the feet, legs, trunk, and arms, worn as an exercise costume or under other clothing. [1960 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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