char·​meuse (ˌ)shär-ˈmüz How to pronounce charmeuse (audio)
: a fine semilustrous crepe in satin weave

Examples of charmeuse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Remember the slick pencil skirts that Mr. Ford’s Gucci stylist, Carine Roitfeld (sitting front row at Mr. Hawkings’ show), once made her signature, along with slinky silk charmeuse silk shirts unbuttoned to the navel? Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 22 Sep. 2023 Price at time of publish: $140 Brooklinen 100% Mulberry Silk Pillowcase 4.2 View On Amazon View On Brooklinen View On Zola The Brooklinen Mulberry Silk Pillowcase is made from a lightweight 100% mulberry silk with a charmeuse weave that remains cool to the touch for comfort throughout the night. Maria Conti, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Sep. 2023 On Brooklinen Pros Sleek design Naturally cool to the touch Easy to adjust Cons Must wash by hand Band size runs large This feather-light eye cover is made from cooling silk charmeuse and has a slippery surface that feels extra luxurious against the skin. Rozalynn S. Frazier, Verywell Health, 10 May 2023 This lightweight silk charmeuse fabric feels like a million bucks and will still look like a million bucks after a trans-Atlantic flight. Jill Schildhouse, Travel + Leisure, 25 Apr. 2023 Lean into the slight sheen of satin, charmeuse, and other silk textures that feel slinkier than your everyday wool, cotton or twill. Kristina Rutkowski,, 4 Apr. 2023 Made of 100% silk charmeuse and finished with piped hems and French seams, Cuddledown’s cases look minimalist chic, feel divine and fit our pillows perfectly. Elizabeth Wallace, CNN Underscored, 17 Mar. 2021 All of her bonnets are made of charmeuse satin, are reversible and have a drawstring on the side for adjusting the bonnet to your preferred size. Harper's BAZAAR, 18 Feb. 2023 In addition to the light violet shade seen in the movie, the charmeuse also comes in black and white. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History


French, feminine of charmeur charmer, from charmer to charm

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of charmeuse was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Charmeuse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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