What does Lingerie mean?

Definitions for Lingerieˌlɑn ʒəˈreɪ, -ˈri, ˌlɛ̃-, ˈlæn ʒəˌri, -dʒə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Lingerie.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lingerie, intimate apparel(noun)

    women's underwear and nightclothes


  1. lingerie(Noun)

    Women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.

  2. Origin: From lingerie.


  1. 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

  1. Lingerie

    lang-zhe-rē′, n. linen goods, esp. women's underclothing. [Fr.,—linge, flax—L. linum.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lingerie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lingerie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dorothy Parker:

    Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

  2. Heather Lynn:

    For Japan occasionally they ask for curvy models, mostly for lingerie.

  3. Jessica Lauppe-Guy:

    It’s super feminine with sheer and mesh details and eyelash lace that is used traditionally in lingerie.

  4. Jude Al-Khalil:

    If you look at the most challenging and intimidating categories to shop for, it’s lingerie, jeans and swimwear.

  5. Chiara Scaglia:

    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.

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