noun \ˈvi(-ə)l\

: a soft, light fabric that you can see through slightly and that is used for making curtains, summer clothes, etc.

Full Definition of VOILE

:  a fine soft sheer fabric used especially for women's summer clothing or curtains

Origin of VOILE

French, veil, from Old French, from Latin vela, neuter plural of velum
First Known Use: 1889

Rhymes with VOILE


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