corsage

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noun cor·sage \kȯr-ˈsäzh, -ˈsäj; ˈkȯr-ˌsäzh, -ˌsäj\

Definition of corsage

  1. 1 :  the waist or bodice of a dress

  2. 2 :  an arrangement of flowers worn as a fashion accessory

Origin and Etymology of corsage

French, bust, bodice, from Old French, bust, from cors body, from Latin corpus


First Known Use: 1830


CORSAGE Defined for English Language Learners

corsage

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noun cor·sage \kȯr-ˈsäzh, -ˈsäj; ˈkȯr-ˌsäzh, -ˌsäj\

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

corsage

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noun cor·sage \kȯr-ˈsäzh\

Definition of corsage for Students

  1. :  a small bouquet of flowers usually worn on the shoulder



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