Leotard and Unitard

Leotard

A leotard is a unisex skin-tight one-piece garment that covers the torso but leaves the legs free. It was made famous by the French acrobatic performer Jules Léotard (1838–1870).

leotard n : a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance [syn: {unitard}, {body suit}, {cat suit}]

Unitard

A unitard is a skin-tight one-piece garment with long legs and sometimes long sleeves, usually stopping at the wrists and ankles.

unitard n : a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance [syn: {leotard}, {body suit}, {cat suit}]

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  • leotard: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • unitard: WordNet (r) 2.0

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