lingerie, intimate apparel(noun)
women's underwear and nightclothes
Women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.
Origin: From lingerie.
Lingerie are fashionable and typically alluring undergarments. Lingerie may also refer to undergarments including flexible, stretchy, sheer, or decorative materials like Lycra, nylon, polyester, satin, lace, silk and sheer fabric. However, certain cotton or synthetic undergarments can also be considered to be lingerie. The term in the French language applies to all undergarments for either gender. In English it is applied specifically to those undergarments designed to be visually appealing or erotic.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lang-zhe-rē′, n. linen goods, esp. women's underclothing. [Fr.,—linge, flax—L. linum.]
The numerical value of Lingerie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Lingerie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
For Japan occasionally they ask for curvy models, mostly for lingerie.
If you look at the most challenging and intimidating categories to shop for, it’s lingerie, jeans and swimwear.
The perception of the lingerie sector has changed, at the beginning many people we spoke to were confused as to why anybody should spend over $1,000 on panties for something nobody sees.
You can eat a whole bowl of pasta and then you can go and do a lingerie shoot the next day, and I say to myself, ‘What the hell was I thinking?’ I am just like any other woman and I think I am the ‘fattest woman alive’ — but it is really about how you handle your situation.
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Translations for Lingerie
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- ملابس النساء التحتية, الملابس الداخليةArabic
- Damenunterwäsche, DessousGerman
- lencería, ropa blanca, ropa interior, ropa íntimaSpanish
- زیر پوشی زنPersian
- linzjeryWestern Frisian
- éadaí cnisIrish
- fo-eaddagh benManx
- lingerie, biancheriaItalian
- 란제리, 세탁소Korean
- moteriškas apatinis trikotažasLithuanian
- ħwejjeġ ta' taħt finiMaltese
- [[bielizna]] ([[damska]]), odzież nocnaPolish
- camisola, lingeriePortuguese
- женское нижнее бельё, дамское бельёRussian
- đồ lótVietnamese
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