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See also: lurex and lúrex


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Marketing coinage; lure +‎ -ex.


Lurex (uncountable)

  1. A form of yarn (or fabric made from it) that incorporates a glittering metallic thread.
    • 2023 March 18, Jo Ellison, “Have you got zaddy issues?”, in FT Weekend, page 21:
      As someone who can shoot on target, keep watch while you sleep and look smoking in a leather jacket or a sparkly, silver lurex sweater, [Pedro Pascal is] the poster boy for what the zaddy's all about.