Lingering vs Lingerie - What's the difference?

lingering | lingerie |


As nouns the difference between lingering and lingerie

is that lingering is an act of lingering or waiting while lingerie is (uncountable) women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.

As a verb lingering

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

lingering

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of lingering or waiting.
  • * 2000 , David S. Reynolds, A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman (page 73)
  • But through this insistent rhythm and rhyme, there are only questions and parenthetical pauses, interruptions and lingerings .
  • That which lingers; a remnant.
  • * (Washington Irving)
  • The lingerings of decent pride were visible in her appearance. Her dress, though humble in the extreme, was scrupulously clean.

    lingerie

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (uncountable) Women's underwear or nightclothes, now especially when lacy or designed to be seductive.
  • See also

    * negligee * nightie, nighty