Definition of Lycra in English:


Syllabification: Ly·cra
Pronunciation: /ˈlīkrə


  • An elastic polyurethane fiber or fabric used especially for close-fitting sports clothing.
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    • 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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