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English definition of “Lycra”

Lycra

noun [U] uk   /ˈlaɪ.krə/ trademark us  
a type of material that stretches, used especially for making clothes that fit very tightly: a Lycra swimsuit Lycra leggings These jeans have added Lycra for comfort and fit.Textiles made from man-made fibres
(Definition of Lycra from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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