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lin·ge·rie

 (län′zhə-rā′, län′zhə-rē, lăN-zhə-rē′)
n.
1. Women's undergarments or sleepwear, especially when designed to be visually or sexually alluring.
2. Archaic Linen articles, especially garments.

[French, from Old French, from linge, linen, from Latin līneus, made of linen, from līnum, flax; see lī̆no- in Indo-European roots.]
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lingerie

(ˈlænʒərɪ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) women's underwear and nightwear
2. archaic linen goods collectively
[C19: from French, from linge, from Latin līneus linen, from līnum flax]
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lin•ge•rie

(ˌlɑn ʒəˈreɪ, -ˈri, ˌlɛ̃-, ˈlæn ʒəˌri, -dʒə-)

n.
1. underwear, sleepwear, and other items of intimate apparel worn by women.
2. Archaic. linen goods in general.
[1825–35; < French, = Middle French linge linen (< Latin līneus of flax; see line1) + -erie -ery]
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lingerie

- Entered English meaning "linen articles collectively," from French linge, "linen."
See also related terms for linen.
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Lingerie

 linen articles collectively; now chiefly the underclothes of women, 1835.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lingerie - women's underwear and nightclotheslingerie - women's underwear and nightclothes  
nightdress, nightgown, nightie, night-robe, gown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
underclothes, underclothing, underwear - undergarment worn next to the skin and under the outer garments
undies - women's underwear
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lingerie

noun women's underwear, undies (informal), frillies (informal), women's undergarments, smalls (informal), women's underclothes, women's nightclothes She was clad in satin lingerie.
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Translations
مَلابِس النِّساء الداخِلِيَّهمَلَابِسٌ تَـحْتِيَةٌ
dámské prádlodámské spodní prádlo
lingeridameundertøj
naisten alus- ja yöasut
lingerielingerie fine
rublje
fehérneműnői fehérnemű
undirfatnaîur/náttföt kvenna
ランジェリー
란제리
moteriški apatiniai drabužiai/baltiniai
sieviešu veļa
bieliznaodzież nocna
dámska bielizeň
underkläder
ชุดชั้นในของสตรี
iç çamaşırıkadın iç çamaşırı
đồ lót phụ nữ

lingerie

[ˈlænʒəriː] Nlencería f, ropa f interior femenina
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lingerie

[ˈlænʒəri] nlingerie f
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lingerie

n(Damen)unterwäsche f
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lingerie

[ˈlænʒəriː] nlingerie f inv, biancheria intima (femminile)
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lingerie

(lӕːnʒəriː) noun
women's underwear.
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lingerie

مَلَابِسٌ تَـحْتِيَةٌ dámské spodní prádlo lingeri Damenwäsche γυναικεία εσώρουχα lencería naisten alus- ja yöasut lingerie rublje biancheria intima ランジェリー 란제리 lingerie dameundertøy bielizna lingerie дамское белье underkläder ชุดชั้นในของสตรี iç çamaşırı đồ lót phụ nữ 女贴身内衣
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