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spandex

[ span-deks ]

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. a synthetic fiber composed of a long-chain polymer, used chiefly in the manufacture of garments to add elasticity.


spandex

/ ˈspændɛks /

noun

  1. a type of synthetic stretch fabric made from polyurethane fibre


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Word History and Origins

Origin of spandex1

First recorded in 1955–60; anagram of expands

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Word History and Origins

Origin of spandex1

C20: coined from an anagram of expands

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Example Sentences

We are finally acknowledging that, beneath those spandex suits, there are pee pees and vajayjays.

Underfoot cushioning offers comfort, while the spandex on the heel creates a stretchy and secure feel to provide support when your foot hits the ground.

Here is where my metaphor of spandex pants and puffy coats and Pfizer-induced night sweats completely falls apart.

Wool, polyester, nylon, silk, and spandex are the most popular materials for hiking socks.

Dressing in spandex and gliding through the woods on skinny skis sounds pretty fun, after all.

A spandex mask stretched over his face, covering his eyes and nose.

No one really wants to see how a good person grows into a good person in spandex who fights for justice.

Rather, she shows us: that spandex clad ass twerking in the jungle, surrounded by a feral pack of similarly well fed asses?

Gingrich is not exactly wearing rainbow spandex, but his position definitely shifted.

Like Hamlin, McGinley is also no stranger to bedazzled spandex, having also competed on a season of Dancing with the Stars.

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