a spandex fiber or fabric used in underwear, swimwear, athletic apparel, etc.
a fiber or fabric like this
A trademark for a brand of spandex.
(countable and uncountable, plural Lycras)
- (uncountable) Trademark. A type of synthetic elastic fabric and fibre (spandex) used for tight-fitting garments, such as swimming costumes.
- (uncountable) Clothing made from such materials, especially with reference to cycling shorts.
- (countable) A tight-fitting garment made of Lycra.