lingerie

See also: Lingerie

EnglishEdit

 
Assorted lingerie styles.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French lingerie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lingerie (usually uncountable, plural lingeries)

  1. Women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.
  2. (dated) Linen goods collectively.
    • 1906, Dry Goods Guide (volumes 17-18, page 70)
      Empire matinees in lingerie stuffs with trimmings of lace and embroidery are shown in great variety.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French lingerie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌlɪn.ʒəˈri/, /ˌlɛn.ʒəˈri/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lin‧ge‧rie
  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

lingerie f (plural lingeries or lingerieën, diminutive lingerietje n)

  1. lingerie (women's underwear)
  2. (dated) lingerie (linens)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From linge +‎ -erie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lingerie f (plural lingeries)

  1. linen room
  2. lingerie (clothing)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: lingerie
  • German: Lingerie
  • Italian: lingerie
  • Portuguese: lingerie
  • Romanian: lenjerie

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French lingerie.

NounEdit

lingerie f (invariable)

  1. lingerie

Further readingEdit

  • lingerie in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French lingerie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lingerie f (plural lingeries)

  1. women's underwear

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:lingerie.

Further readingEdit

  • lingerie” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

lingerie f (plural lingerii)

  1. Alternative form of lenjerie

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