lamé

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French lamé.

Noun[edit]

lamé (countable and uncountable, plural lamés)

  1. (uncountable) A fabric made from gold or silver threads and silk, wool or cotton.
    • 2007 April 2, “Men Gone Wild”, in The New Yorker[1]:
      Their king, Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), an epicene seven-footer with a shaved head and what looks like a gold-lamé thong, lounges on cushions in his court, surrounded by aroused lesbians intertwined and writhing like snakes in a basket.
  2. (fencing, countable) The electrically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers.

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Verb[edit]

lamé m (feminine singular lamée, masculine plural lamés, feminine plural lamées)

  1. past participle of lamer

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lamé

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of lamer.