noun che·mise \shə-ˈmēz, sometimes -ˈmēs\

: a piece of clothing that looks like a light, loose dress and that is worn by women as underwear or in bed

: a loose dress that hangs straight

Full Definition of CHEMISE

:  a woman's one-piece undergarment
:  a loose straight-hanging dress

Origin of CHEMISE

Middle English, shirt, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin camisia
First Known Use: 13th century


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