mantyhose

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of man and pantyhose.

Noun[edit]

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mantyhose (plural only)

  1. (informal) Pantyhose designed for and/or marketed toward men.
    • 2009, "'Mantyhose', latest fad for men!", The Times of India, 16 January 2009:
      The site e-MANcipate.net is devoted to "accelerating the acceptance of male pantyhose as a regular clothing item," and features a how-to guide for wearing mantyhose properly.
    • 2012, Allison Berry, "Introducing Mantyhose. Yes, Mantyhose.", Time, 8 March 2012:
      Mantyhose have been popular in Europe – that bastion of progressive, gender-neutral fashion – for years, but have only recently gained traction in the U.S.
    • 2012, Maureen Dowd, "Manlashes, Manscara and Mantyhose", The New York Times, 10 March 2012:
      Their mantyhose are most popular with customers from Germany, France, Scandinavia, Canada and the United States.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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