Meaning of hosiery in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhəʊz(ɪ)əri/

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mass noun
  • Stockings, socks, and tights collectively.

    ‘Don't forget spare socks, hosiery and underwear.’
    • ‘Those who reported the symptom were asked whether it had made it impossible to put on hosiery (socks, stockings, or tights).’
    • ‘If it's winter, it's OK to wear dark hosiery like black tights to stay warm.’
    • ‘Ceriso girls just want to have fun in this funky new range of lingerie, sleepwear, hosiery, cosmetics, fragrance and body products.’
    • ‘Spandex is used in foundation garments and hosiery.’
    • ‘Check out the latest styles in stretch jeans, capris, tops, intimates and hosiery from Just My Size, the plus-size authority.’
    • ‘Founded by Robert Pringle in 1815, the company originally sold lingerie and hosiery throughout Europe, the States, Canada and Japan.’
    • ‘Currently, soft-tone silver hosiery and socks are popular.’
    • ‘X-Static has previously been used in socks and hosiery, but this is the first time it's being employed in bodywear.’
    • ‘A small peek-a-boo open toe shoe looks fine when worn with hosiery.’
    • ‘When seamless stockings were developed it changed the future of ladies hosiery forever.’
    • ‘But instead of neatly-folded hosiery, out comes a congealed mass of tightly interwoven tights, socks, bras and assorted accessories.’
    • ‘He added that support tights, as opposed to proper compression hosiery, would not be beneficial.’
    • ‘The Juzo is possibly the ugliest piece of hosiery I've ever seen - a thick beige coloured sock that makes me look like I'm wearing old lady wrinkled stockings.’
    • ‘The exhibition also features the usual products such as sarees, crockery, bed linen, cosmetics, hosiery and some imported goods.’
    • ‘Anti-DVT hosiery does work, and can be bought at the chemist.’
    • ‘The shops that were completely destroyed also included those that sold leather goods, electronic gadgets, fancy products, hosiery, bags and readymade garments.’
    • ‘In addition to 360 collections from over 100 leading suppliers of lingerie, swimwear and nightwear, this year's event brings together for the first time a full range of hosiery in the new Legwear Zone.’
    • ‘But prevention is, as ever, better than cure, so Gillian advises always drying thoroughly between your toes and, where possible, wearing cotton hosiery.’
    • ‘Aids include shoehorns with an extension handle, devices that help you pull up hosiery, shoes you close with Velcro rather than with shoelaces, and tools that grip buttons and zippers.’
    stockings, tights, stay-ups, nylons
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