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HOSIERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hosiery mean? 

HOSIERY (noun)
  The noun HOSIERY has 1 sense:

1. socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

  Familiarity information: HOSIERY used as a noun is very rare.


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HOSIERY (noun)


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Meaning:

Socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

hose; hosiery

Hypernyms ("hosiery" is a kind of...):

footwear (clothing worn on a person's feet)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hosiery"):

sock (hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee)

stocking (close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural))

leotards; 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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