Wights vs Tights - What's the difference?

wights | tights |


As nouns the difference between wights and tights

is that wights is while tights is a close-fitting, sheer or non-sheer skin-tight garment worn principally by women and girls that covers the body completely from the waist down, usually including the feet.

wights

English

Noun

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  • tights

    English

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • A close-fitting, sheer or non-sheer skin-tight garment worn principally by women and girls that covers the body completely from the waist down, usually including the feet.
  • A similar, non-sheer garment worn by dancers of either sex, especially by ballet dancers.
  • In blasting rock, a piece of unbroken rock within the pay limit of a blast.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, woman's garment) hose, pantyhose (US) * (sense, dancer's garment)

    Usage notes

    US English uses the term pantyhose to refer to sheer tights.