from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the electronically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers
  • n. a fabric made from gold or silver threads and silk, wool or cotton.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Minimal pairs with diacritical marks: lamé & lame, resumé & resume.

    October 5, 2015

  • Lamé is a type of fabric woven or knit with metallic yarns. It is usually gold or silver in color; sometimes copper lamé is seen. Lamé is often used in evening and dress wear; and in theatrical and dance costumes.

    January 25, 2008