Definition of lingerie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlænʒəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌlɑːndʒəˈreɪ//
[uncountable] The fashion world, Clothes
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(used especially by shops/stores) women’s underwear See related entries: The fashion world, Clothes Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French, from linge ‘linen’. Wordfinderappliances, cookware, fashion, furnishings, hardware, linen, lingerie, menswear, stationery, store
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lingerie