- lingerie: see linen
- lingerie (n.)
- 1835 (but not in widespread use until 1852), from French lingerie "things made of linen," also "laundry room, linen shop" (15c.), from Old French linge "linen" (12c.), from Latin lineus (adj.) "of linen," from linum "flax, linen" (see linen). Originally introduced in English as a euphemism for scandalous under-linen.
- 1. She want to buy some lingerie on her way home.
- 2. You think the situation can be fixed with lingerie?
- 3. I've been modeling for this lingerie company for three years now.
- 4. Do you think it's cheesy to get him lingerie?
- 5. Did you bring some of that sexy lingerie for me to try?
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