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Synonyms for 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

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I am privileged, because I am known to be honorable and trustworthy, and because I have a distinguished record in the service; so they don't hobble me nor tie me to stakes or shut me tight in stables, but let me wander around to suit myself.
cried Miss Snevellicci, trembling so much in her tights that she actually laid her hand upon the shoulder of the manageress for support.
Mr Folair's head was usually decorated with a very round hat, unusually high in the crown, and curled up quite tight in the brims.
cried Mr Lenville, sitting up, and pointing to his prostrate lady, who was holding him very tight round the waist.
A poster of a woman in tights heralded the Christmas pantomime, and little red devils, who had come in again that year, were prevalent upon the Christmas-cards.
He drove his horses in the Park; he dined at the fashionable taverns (for the Oriental Club was not as yet invented); he frequented the theatres, as the mode was in those days, or made his appearance at the opera, laboriously attired in tights and a cocked hat.
Like most fat men, he would have his clothes made too tight, and took care they should be of the most brilliant colours and youthful cut.
Micawber, not a bit changed - his tights, his stick, his shirt-collar, and his eye-glass, all the same as ever - came into the room with a genteel and youthful air.
Your daughter seems to be having a tights crisis this week.
com has come under fire once again, this time for trying to sell its "plus-size tights' using thin models and making them stretch the tights over their entire bodies.
Burgundy faux fur coat [euro]40, top [euro]10, skirt [euro]12, belt [euro]5, shoes [euro]23, rings [euro]3, tights [euro]2
But before you pull on your pantyhose, you might want to consider what your tights say about you.
Her pink seamed tights, pink legwarmers and light-colored leotard are complemented by a dark pop of black in her skirt.
Having a ladder in your tights isn't something women are usually happy about but there could be an upside to ruining a pair of tights, and that is what the jewellery handcart workshop to be held on Wednesday plans to teach us.
By Dinah van Tulleken FASHION Buy yourself a pair of slimming control tights to hold your tummy in A knee-length skirt is the most flattering length for most people Monochrome and yellow panel dress, PS11.