lavaliere

noun la·va·liere \ ˌlä-və-ˈlir , ˌla- \
variants: or less commonly lavalliere

Definition of lavaliere

: a pendant on a fine chain that is worn as a necklace

Examples of lavaliere in a Sentence

  1. gave his girlfriend a golden lavaliere engraved with his name

Origin and Etymology of lavaliere

French lavallière necktie with a large knot

lavaliere Synonyms

Synonyms
bangle, charm, pendant (also lavalliere)
Related Words
locket, teardrop


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