lingerie
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈlæn.ʒə.ɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌlɑn.(d)ʒəˈɹeɪ/, /ˈlɑn.(d)ʒə.ɹi/
  • (AU) IPA: /ˌlɔn.(d)ʒəˈɹæɪ/, /ˈlɔ̃.(d)ʒə.ɹæɪ/
Noun

lingerie (uncountable)

  1. Women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.
  2. (dated) Linen goods collectively.
    • 1906, Dry Goods Guide (volumes 17-18, page 70)
      Empire matinees in lingerie stuffs with trimmings of lace and embroidery are shown in great variety.
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