how to pronounce hosiery


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hosiery is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of hosiery in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… brought along some hosiery garland …”

meanings of hosiery


  1. The business or art of a hosier; the practice of making hose.
  2. A shop selling such undergarments.
  3. Undergarments worn on the legs, such as socks, stockings, and pantyhose.

hosiery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hosiery occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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