Leotard meaning

lēə-tärd
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A snugly fitting, stretchable one-piece garment with or without sleeves that covers the torso, worn especially by dancers, gymnasts, acrobats, and those engaging in exercise workouts.
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A one-piece, tightfitting, sleeved or sleeveless garment that covers, usually, only the torso: it is worn by acrobats, dancers, etc.
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A skin-tight one-piece garment with long sleeves and no legs, often worn by dancers, acrobats etc.
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Origin of leotard

  • After Jules Léotard (1830–1870), French aerialist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • from the French acrobat Jules Léotard.

    From Wiktionary