Definition of lingerie
1 archaic : linen articles or garments
2 : women's intimate apparel
Recent Examples of lingerie from the Web
Yes, Perroncel was the stunning lingerie model who had a four-month relationship with John Terry, the teammate and good friend of the father of her child Wayne Bridge.
And clearly, despite her brief foray into being totally covered up and swaddled in sweats, Kim is back to her old form, stepping out in New York City on Monday in a look that’s equal parts lingerie, black tie, and athleisure.
With white clothing strictly the order of the day on court at SW19, McCartney has taken inspiration from vintage lingerie creating dresses that emphasize femininity.
Everyone’s gonna pay their dues and put on their tuxes (the men, anyway—women have to wear a gown or lingerie) and just bone themselves silly.
Brands like Marc Jacobs, Gucci and Acne all recruited models over 50 for their ads and now Triumph lingerie is the latest to join the ranks with its fall campaign model, 56-year-old Oscar winner Julianne Moore.
Don't expect fancy French lingerie in these stores.
ASOS follows in the footsteps of lingerie line Aerie, which is known for its no-retouching policy on campaign images, and Target, which debuted photoshop-free swimwear ads earlier this year.
But going viral on social media in sexy red lingerie and a Storm Troopers helmet and light saber was pretty funny.
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LINGERIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lingerie for English Language Learners
: women's underwear and clothing that is worn in bed
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