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  • n. Plural form of fishnet.
  • n. Pairs or a pair of stockings made of fishnet fabric.


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  • I also liked the way that, although there are various remarks about chicks in fishnets on skates, Bliss as “Babe Ruthless” is fully covered and no one says a word, while the older women (most players are mid-thirties) can choose to reveal what they want.

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  • As for that other big Glee stunt episode, the Rocky Horror installment, which is set to air around Halloween, I was initially going to do the Dr. Frank N. Furter role, the Tim Curry role, but I think the network freaked out and said we don't want to see Stamos in fishnets ... again.

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  • Five nights a week, the Dolls, clad in fishnets, leather and bustiers, delight audiences with their performances.

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  • If it was sexy librarians in fishnets or lesbian scuba divers or something like that, I could see you calling me a pervert.

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  • Further overshadowing Richard's dark side are the sinister surrounding figures -- a guard with an AK-47; two female murderers (Carolyn Myers and Anne Nottage) who look like dominatrixes in fishnets and black-and-scarlet silk, and who slip an ugly eroticism into lines such as, "We go to use our hands, and not our tongues").

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  • And now it just seems like, you’ve seen one girl in fishnets, you’ve seen them all.

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  • The one-size-fits all ‘” child ho’” costume, complete with boa and fishnets, is available at Brands On Sale.

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  • For Elsie, removing the fishnets was a compromise.

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  • She knew the fishnets were a fashionable touch, but we had to talk about why they were a little bit more Eccentric Retired Drama Teacher than she intended, and she immediately peeled them off.

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  • In 1933 she returned to Palestine, where she taught dance at elementary schools and created solo works, rejecting the style of her European dance teachers and instead incorporating Biblical themes and local visual elements such as fishnets and the hourglass-shaped darbuka drum.

    Cohen, Yardena.


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