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That is the best spelling I could find, or come up with. I don't think it is correct, since I don't see it in the dictionary, and searching without the "victoria secret" prefix doesn't show the correct results.

I'm talking about the sexy clothing that woman wear. Like the stuff you can buy at Victoria's Secret.

Here is a Google image search to show what I'm talking about. Don't click it if you don't want to see a bunch of girls in their underwear.

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Are you sure you don't mean lingerie? That's what Victoria's Secret specialise in. –  FumbleFingers Mar 2 '12 at 19:11
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or maybe laundry for what it is after you wear it. –  Matt Эллен Mar 2 '12 at 19:12
    
The OED gives the pronunciation of lingerie as /lɛ̃ʒri/ or /ˈlæ̃nʒəriː/. –  tchrist Mar 2 '12 at 19:24
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@tchrist I could actually see the questioner's word as an attempt to spell /lɛ̃ʒri/ or rather the Americanized /lɛ̃ʒrei/, especially if he heard the /ʒr/ as an affricated /dr/ –  Mark Beadles Mar 2 '12 at 19:46
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Odd, though; if you do the Google Everything Search, instead of the Image Search, the word lingerie is splashed all over the page (including the Wikipedia link, which, to the delight of everyone here, includes an etymology). Why would anyone search images, when trying to find a word? So close and yet so far! Just one click away from his answer, but apparently too mesmerized to navigate away from all the pretty pictures. –  J.R. Mar 3 '12 at 2:54

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The correct spelling is lingerie.

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