Definition of spandex in English:


Line breaks: span|dex
Pronunciation: /ˈspandɛks


[mass noun]
  • A type of stretchy polyurethane fabric: [as modifier]: gold spandex leggings
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    • The Lycra spandex stretch denim business is good, he adds, and is expected to become a core offering in the United States.
    • My friends are the ones who wear clown-colored spandex.
    • They all wore the same ridiculous costumes; black spandex with red body armour and helmets with face concealing black plexiglass.


1950s: an arbitrary formation from expand.

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