Definition of lurex in English:

lurex

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Pronunciation: /ˈl(j)ʊərɛks
 
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noun

[mass noun] trademark
  • A type of yarn or fabric which incorporates a glittering metallic thread: [as modifier]: a green lurex dress
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    • Also, introduced for the first time in the United States were dimensional cut velvet jacquards with gold lurex.
    • The winning nomination, according to the team of judges was, ‘Awarded for a fur-like, silver lurex shiny fabric, with lustre and matte finish interwoven.’
    • Organza makes a great splash along with tulle, lace, elegant luxury fabrics combined with glittering Chantilly, crushed velvet, jersey with lurex and iridescent cady.

Origin

1940s: of unknown origin.

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