lingerie

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English[edit]

Assorted lingerie styles

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French lingerie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlæn.ʒə.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌlɑn.(d)ʒəˈɹeɪ/, /ˈlɑn.(d)ʒə.ɹi/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
  • Rhymes: -iː

Noun[edit]

lingerie (uncountable)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From linge +‎ -erie.

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Noun[edit]

lingerie f (plural lingeries)

  1. linen room
  2. lingerie (clothing)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lingerie f (invariable)

  1. lingerie

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lingerie.

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Noun[edit]

lingerie f (plural lingeries)

  1. women's underwear