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Lycra Syllabification: Ly·cra
Pronunciation: /ˈlīkrə/

Definition of Lycra in English:


An elastic polyurethane fiber or fabric used especially for close-fitting sports clothing.
Example sentences
  • This is an era of bikini swimsuits, Lycra sportswear, revealing underwear and lingerie ads in mainstream newspapers.
  • PVC, fishnet, Lycra and velvet were worked into corsets, coats and masks.
  • But adding Lycra can make the fabric less stable, requiring more maintenance by the consumer.

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