Definition of Lycra™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlaɪkrə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪkrə//
(also spandex)[uncountable]
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an artificial material that stretches, used for making clothes that fit close to the body All our swimwear contains Lycra. Word Origin 1950s: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Lycra™