What does the word lingerie mean?

Usage examples for lingerie

  1. To return to things less serious, Othello hates something about my new combination lingerie and barks like fury when I put it on- maybe it is the blue ribbon- I'll try a dash of lavender tomorrow. – Letters of a Dakota Divorcee by Jane Burr
  2. Oh, probably, if it's the can- can, half a dozen of the best- looking of those girls with the elaborate lingerie. – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston