from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Women's underwear.
- n. Archaic Linen articles, especially garments.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Linen goods collectively; linen underwear or nightclothes, esp. of women; the clothing of linen and cotton with its lace, etc., worn by a women.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Linen goods; linen underwear, especially as used by women; also, collectively, all the linen, cotton, and lace articles of a woman's wardrobe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. women's underwear and nightclothes
"Several people have told me they have an issue with the word 'lingerie' in the title, and not so much the 'dirty Paki,'" the 34-year-old said.
I can remember when our girls wore pretty muslin gowns in summer, and sent them to wash; now they wear what they call lingerie gowns, dimity en princesse, with silk embroidery and real lace and ribbons, that cost a thousand dollars apiece and won't wash.
Of course, I can’t blame Orville really as the sight of three women in lingerie, running out on rainy night when it’s obviously cold and their lingerie is sticking to them isn’t something you see every day.
The Complaint also reports that the girls also posted “pictures of themselves in lingerie with dollar bills stuck in their clothes.”
Last week, 12 female journalism students from Moscow State University posed in lingerie for a birthday calendar tribute to Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin.
Am I overreacting a little, and thinking too much about a show that still puts its star in lingerie every episode?
In this movie, she plays Ginger Knowles, a sexy woman in lingerie, a wiretap, and a gun.
A faint hint of a nipple through lingerie is as far as nudity goes.
According to Mexican newspaper El Universal, during the May 17 transmission of the game show, TV presenter Galilea Montijo and comedian Roxana Castellanos pretended that Sammy had an audition for a show [es], where they were asked to appear in lingerie and changed clothes in front of him.
Good lingerie is definitely worth the money, it makes the clothes that people see look better.