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 Three-piece suits came in jewel-tone silk charmeuse, and flowing, sheer pleated pants and skirts shared space with more traditional tailoring. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, 10 July 2022 This Fleur du Mal silk charmeuse number comes in a custom cards and floral print, and while some slips can be a little shapeless, this one has a highly flattering bias cut which accentuates your curves. Rana Good, Forbes, 28 June 2022 There are a couple of dresses that are heavily inspired by spring-summer ’97 — the bandage dresses with the silk charmeuse drape. Ingrid Schmidt, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 June 2022 Rather than wear black tie, Vera was wearing my design: a charmeuse slip—a little nothing of a dress—with a mohair sweater tied around her waist and a down jacket. Vogue, 31 Mar. 2022 Irina Grechko wearing the Cuyana charmeuse cami and pant. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 23 Dec. 2021 The super soft pajama set is made of 100% anti-microbial recycled charmeuse that is super soft. Quincy Bulin, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Oct. 2021 Color-blocking and charmeuse patterns are heavily prominent as well as asymmetrical and deconstructed designs to complete the collection’s relaxed yet tailored aesthetic. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 Handcrafted from a soft polyester charmeuse material, the floor-length robe has a luxurious flowing drape that's perfect for lounging on special occasions or layering for everyday wear. Alex Warner, PEOPLE.com, 6 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of charmeuse

1898, 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 1898

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Last Updated

29 Jul 2022

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“Charmeuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charmeuse. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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