Definition of Lavaliere

1. Noun. Jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck.

Exact synonyms: Lavalier, Lavalliere
Generic synonyms: Pendant, Pendent



Definition of Lavaliere

1. Adjective. Worn on the chest. Generally in the term ''lavaliere microphone''. ¹

2. Noun. A pendant on a chain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lavaliere

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavaliere

lava lamps
lavabo
lavaboes
lavabos
lavacicle
lavacicles
lavacultophilia
lavaform
lavage
lavaged
lavages
lavaging
lavalava
lavalavas
lavalier
lavaliere (current term)
lavalieres
lavaliers
lavalike
lavalliere
lavallieres
lavant
lavaret
lavarets
lavas
lavash
lavashes
lavateras
lavatic
lavation

Literary usage of Lavaliere

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
""lavaliere for lona. "Buried with Topaz. "$1000.00 for Mary Margaret for her education, to be used only for that. "My suit and whatever clothes Mollie would ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1825)
"And the King of France did never grant lavaliere any thing to bestow on others, and gives a little subsistence, but no more, to his bastards. ..."

3. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the Admiralty by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1848)
"... and loses his revenue upon them, and makes his mistresses his masters: and the King of France did never grant lavaliere any thing to bestow on others, ..."

4. The Secrets of Distinctive Dress: Harmonious, Becoming, and Beautiful Dress by Mary Brooks Picken (1918)
"A dear mother whom I know possesses a pair of earrings and a lavaliere that would be pretty on a girl of eighteen or twenty, ..."

5. Adaag Manual: A Guide to the Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility edited by Evan Terry, Evan Terry Associates (1998)
"For achieving the best sound quality, microphones (including wireless and lavaliere) should: • limit background noise (noise-suppressing directional types, ..."

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