Borrowed from French lamé.
lamé (countable and uncountable, plural lamés)
- (uncountable) A fabric made from gold or silver threads and silk, wool or cotton.
2007 April 2, “Men Gone Wild”, in The New Yorker:
Their king, Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), an epicene seven-footer with a shaved head and what looks like a gold-lamé thong, lounges on cushions in his court, surrounded by aroused lesbians intertwined and writhing like snakes in a basket.
- (fencing, countable) The electrically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers.
- -meal, Elam, Elma, Lema, Malé, alme, amel, leam, lema, male, meal, mela, mela-
- (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of lamer.