Definition of corsage
1 : the waist or bodice of a dress
2 : an arrangement of flowers worn as a fashion accessory
Recent Examples of corsage from the Web
Tickets cost $250 per couple and include a three-course meal, as well as a corsage and a boutonniere.
Men showed up in suits, and, when hats were still fashionable, women wore their best millinery and often sported corsages.
The lead-up to the big day included a new blue dress for Jarman to match Vigil’s light blue vest and tie, and a corsage of red roses and haircuts on the house at Hair Cuttery, The Free Lance-Star reported.
Angela Ellsworth expresses conflicts about her Mormon upbringing through bonnets studded with corsage pins –
Festivities include puppy contest and crowning of the 2017 Best Dressed Prom King and Queen, corsage making, opportunity drawings and photos.
Louvier's post featured a group shot of all the boys, as well as one with his date — who was matching his patriotic ensemble in a blue dress and red corsage.
Pin on a corsage and take a look back at some of the epic dance-offs, embarrassing break-ups, and heartwarming romances featured in films through the years.
Get a date, rent a tux or buy a dress, pick up a corsage, and maybe splurge on a limo.
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Origin and Etymology of corsage
French, bust, bodice, from Old French, bust, from cors body, from Latin corpus
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
CORSAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of corsage for English Language Learners
: a flower or small group of flowers that a woman sometimes wears on her clothing or attached to her wrist on special occasions (such as weddings)
CORSAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of corsage for Students
: a small bouquet of flowers usually worn on the shoulder
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