Definition of Lingerie

1. Noun. Women's underwear and nightclothes.

Exact synonyms: Intimate Apparel
Specialized synonyms: Gown, Night-robe, Nightdress, Nightgown, Nightie, Undies
Generic synonyms: Underclothes, Underclothing, Underwear



Definition of Lingerie

1. n. Linen goods collectively; linen underwear, esp. of women; the clothing of linen and cotton with its lace, etc., worn by a women.

Definition of Lingerie

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lingerie

1. women's underwear [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingerie

lingberry
lingchi
lingcod
lingcods
lingel
lingels
lingenberries
lingenberry
lingence
lingences
linger
linger over
lingered
lingerer
lingerers
lingerie (current term)
lingeries
lingering
lingering(a)
lingeringly
lingers
lingier
lingiest
lingism
lingle
lingles
lingling-o
lingling-os
lingo
lingoa wood

Literary usage of Lingerie

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1. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"Simplicity and daintiness should be the keynote of the 'design and construction of a lingerie dress. With this in mind, study the tendencies of the ..."

2. A Guide to Laundry-work: A Manual for Home and School by Mary Davoren Chambers (1915)
"Delicate lingerie waists, the fine dresses of infants, and all thin, sheer fabrics should be washed by themselves in a warm suds made of mild soap and rain ..."

3. Handbook for hospital sisters by Florence S. Lees, Henry W Acland (1874)
"The lingerie is under the superintendence of a ward-sister called la mere (mother—the Augustinian sisters being so termed), assisted by one novice, ..."

4. Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1913)
"Shirt waist (simple lingerie) cotton, to be worn with 3. Tailored cotton skirt tailored skirt 4. Gymnasium suit 7. Simple one-piece gingham a. bloomers ..."

5. Sojourning, Shopping & Studing in Paris: A Handbook Particularly for Women by Elizabeth Otis Williams (1907)
"lingerie. — lingerie is to be found in shops everywhere, but it is very often badly cut and badly finished. ..."

6. Advertising for Trade in Latin-America by William Edmund Aughinbaugh (1922)
"... in introducing new styles— Branches of Paris shops in South America—Tariff difficulties—Lack of good advertising matter for silks, lingerie, etc. ..."

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