Recent Examples of chiffon from the Web
The 20-year-old beauty-preneur was spotted wearing a red chiffon dress with white polka dots.
By that measure, director David F. Sandberg is an alchemist of the first order, taking the base — even leaden — components of horror and whipping them into a shivery chiffon of dread.
You're compelled to touch the mounds of velvet, corduroy, feathers and chiffon.
Exaggerated patterns on chiffon dresses elevates the everyday Doc Martens–and-jean-jacket look.
Melania wore a pink silk chiffon dress designed by Gilles Mendel and Manolo Blahnik.
The first lady is wearing a Gilles Mendel silk chiffon gown with Manolo Blahnik pumps.
Hmm, maybe the silky chiffon frock with the beaded hem.
And for many of these numbers the characters are backed up by the Divas (Colleen Grate, Shon Ruffin, Lexi Poindexter), golden-throated ladies in ’60s girl group chiffon who might have been plucked from a Motown revue.
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Origin and Etymology of chiffon
First Known Use: 1765See Words from the same year
First Known Use of chiffon
CHIFFON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chiffon for English Language Learners
: a very thin cloth made especially of silk
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