Spandex Definition

spăndĕks
noun
An elastic fiber, chiefly a synthetic polymer of polyurethane, used in girdles, swimsuits, etc.
Webster's New World
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adjective
Of or relating to spandex or its elastic qualities.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Spandex

Noun

Singular:
spandex
Plural:
spandexes

Origin of Spandex

  • Coined as an anagram of the word expands

    From Wiktionary

  • Alteration of expand

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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