charmeuse

noun
char·​meuse | \ (ˌ)shär-ˈmüz How to pronounce charmeuse (audio) , -ˈmüs, -ˈmyüz, -ˈmərz, -ˈməz \

Definition of charmeuse

: a fine semilustrous crepe in satin weave

Examples of charmeuse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the end of the day, take home your own silk noil and crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. oregonlive, "Homes and gardens events around Portland: Fall plant sales, garden tours and more," 27 Sep. 2019 At the end of the day, take home your own silk noil and crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. oregonlive, "Homes and gardens events around Portland: Fall plant sales, garden tours and more," 27 Sep. 2019 At the end of the day, take home your own silk noil and crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. oregonlive, "Homes and gardens events around Portland: Fall plant sales, garden tours and more," 27 Sep. 2019 Its fabric is made of 100-percent charmeuse silk, which is good for hair and skin health. Locke Hughes, NBC News, "14 gift ideas for her: the best fitness and home gifts for women," 23 Nov. 2019 At the end of the day, take home your own silk noil and crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. oregonlive, "Homes and gardens events around Portland: Fall plant sales, garden tours and more," 27 Sep. 2019 At the end of the day, take home your own silk noil and crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. oregonlive, "Homes and gardens events around Portland: Fall plant sales, garden tours and more," 27 Sep. 2019 At the end of the day, take home your own silk noil and crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. oregonlive, "Homes and gardens events around Portland: Fall plant sales, garden tours and more," 27 Sep. 2019 With her custom corset gown in emerald green silk charmeuse, Euphoria star Zendaya opted for white diamonds by Cartier, including this Agrafe cuff bracelet with its corset-inspired detailing. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, "Emmys: 7 Jewelry Statements That Deserve a Second Look," 23 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of charmeuse

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for charmeuse

French, feminine of charmeur charmer, from charmer to charm

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The first known use of charmeuse was in 1907

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“Charmeuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charmeuse. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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