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chiffon

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noun chif·fon \ shi-ˈfän , ˈshi-ˌ \

Definition of chiffon

1 :an ornamental addition (such as a knot of ribbons) to a woman's dress
2 :a sheer fabric especially of silk

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Origin and Etymology of chiffon

French, literally, rag, from chiffe old rag, alteration of Medieval French chipe, from Middle English chip chip


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chiffon

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Definition of chiffon

1 :resembling chiffon in sheerness or softness
2 :having a light delicate texture achieved usually by adding whipped egg whites or whipped gelatin
  • lemon chiffon pie

First Known Use of chiffon

1903


CHIFFON Defined for English Language Learners

chiffon

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Definition of chiffon for English Language Learners

  • : a very thin cloth made especially of silk



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