Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of nylon.
  • n. stockings made from nylon

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The woman was wearing nylons — and though it felt odd, Lauren was sure the term nylons was precisely right.

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  • Wearing nylons is more modest than having bare legs, regardless of the length of the skirt or dress.

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  • Nylon Khaman Dhokla, Nylon Sev, Nylon saboodana, Nylon poha - these are all the "nylons" that I have heard in the food world.

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  • My biggest problem today is that I bought the wrong kind of nylons (thigh highs) and they keep falling down.

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  • There was not a single day that I did not ask the High Command how many tons of candies, cookies, or chocolate had been sent to the soldiers, how were the soldiers doing, what kind of nylons [as heard] they had, how were they sleeping, what kind of mattresses they had, what kind of food they ate.

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  • High Command how many tons of candies, cookies, or chocolate had been sent to the soldiers, how were the soldiers doing, what kind of nylons [as heard] they had, how were they sleeping, what kind of mattresses they had, what kind of food they ate.

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  • She wore sexy black dresses, sheer black nylons, and high heels when they went out; and he showed the pleasure he took in her company by offering her drinks and drugs.

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  • Pulse fluttering like a wild thing in her veins, at her temples, Shannon resumes walking, her shoes still in her hands, road grit peppering the soles of her feet, her nylons.

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  • Ricky, play the nylons like Willie, play the Dobro, the Taylor.

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  • Also, they are less scary to boil and drink than nylon, and you are less likely to be caught in the awkward position of explaining why you are rummaging through your girlfriend's nylons (besides which, NO ONE will believe you when you tell the truth).

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