Are Pantyhose the same as tights? Pantyhose are the term used in some countries for sheer tights
. Any tights that are 20 denier or less can usually be termed as Pantyhose. The term tights in some countries are used for thicker legwear, like running tights etc.
So if you are looking for Pantyhose in the UK just ask for sheer tights, or even better buy them from this section.