What’s the difference between pantyhose and mantyhose? As nouns, the difference between pantyhose and mantyhose is that pantyhose are (North America) women’s nylon tights worn about the legs while mantyhose is (informal) pantyhose designed for and/or marketed toward men.
The Difference Pantyhose and Mantyhose
* pantie hose * pantie-hose * pantihose * panty hose * panty-hose
(en-plural noun)(North America) Women’s nylon tights worn about the legs.
* (British) tights (always plural, for example a pair of tights )
(wikipedia mantyhose) (en-plural noun)(informal) Pantyhose designed for and/or marketed toward men.* 2009 , ”
‘Mantyhose’, latest fad for men!“, The Times of India , 16 January 2009:The site e-MANcipate.net is devoted to “accelerating the acceptance of male pantyhose as a regular clothing item,” and features a how-to guide for wearing mantyhose properly.* 2012 , Allison Berry, ”
Introducing Mantyhose. Yes, Mantyhose.“, Time , 8 March 2012:Mantyhose have been popular in Europe – that bastion of progressive, gender-neutral fashion – for years, but have only recently gained traction in the U.S.* 2012 , Maureen Dowd, ”
Manlashes, Manscara and Mantyhose“, The New York Times , 10 March 2012:Their mantyhose are most popular with customers from Germany, France, Scandinavia, Canada and the United States.*
*brosiery (informal), guylons (informal)
If you want to buy mantyhose, the picture below is a mantyhose specially designed for men.