chemise

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

Definition of chemise

  1. 1 :  a woman's one-piece undergarment

  2. 2 :  a loose straight-hanging dress

Origin and Etymology of chemise

Middle English, shirt, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin camisia


First Known Use: 13th century


CHEMISE Defined for English Language Learners

chemise

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

Definition of chemise for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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