Lingerie is defined as underwear or night clothing worn by women.(noun)
An example of lingerie is a slip or a fancy bra.
See lingerie in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < linge, linen < L lineus, linen < linum, flax, linen
See lingerie in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from linge, linen
Origin: , from Latin līneus, made of linen
Origin: , from līnum, flax; see lĭ̄no- in Indo-European roots.
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