georgette

noun
geor·​gette | \ jȯr-ˈjet How to pronounce georgette (audio) \

Definition of georgette

: a sheer crepe woven from hard-twisted yarns to produce a dull pebbly surface

Examples of georgette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Duchess Kate wore a MICHAEL Michael Kors belted printed fil coupé georgette midi dress for one of her work experience days. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Looks So Stunning in a Printed Michael Kors Dress," 28 Dec. 2019 Luddington, 35, chose a custom-fit couture gown by Mira Zwillinger featuring a strapless corseted bodice with sweetheart-style neckline, mermaid silhouette with flared skirt made from silk organza, georgette and tulle. Katie Intner, PEOPLE.com, "Grey’s Anatomy Star Camilla Luddington Says Her Wedding Dress Was a 'Dream:' Get All the Design Details," 21 Aug. 2019 Meghan is wearing the Hugo Boss Vesplisa printed georgette midi skirt, per @replicateroyals, which is still available to shop online for $545. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Wears the Prettiest Pleated Skirt to Attend Wimbledon with Kate Middleton," 13 July 2019 In Paris, Angelina Jolie took to the streets in a pleated georgette dress from The Row, ever the go-to brand for low-key elegance. Vogue, "Last Week, Stars Found Summer’s Key Look," 15 July 2019 The crunchy taffeta and faille skirts, a hallmark of the house, are reinterpreted as silky palazzo pants or georgette ruffles, better made for lounging and dancing. Chloe Malle, WSJ, "How Designer Wes Gordon is Reimagining Carolina Herrera for the Next Generation," 6 Dec. 2018 With thousands of gold paillettes covering the tight georgette gown, Harris brought the drama and even managed to overshadow the towering set pieces and props that filled the Microsoft Theatre. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Naomie Harris Goes for Gold in Miu Miu—And Wins," 5 Apr. 2018 Attico georgette top, $992 at matchesfashion.com; Club Monaco viscose skirt, $168 at Club Monaco, clubmonaco.com; Balenciaga kitten heels, $1,026 at mytheresa.com. Hayley Phelan, New York Times, "5 Fresh Prints to Wear Now," 28 Mar. 2018 Made from georgette, the flowing pants are overlaid with a sheer skirt, which ties at the waist. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "Marie France Van Damme unveils her '70s-inspired capsule collection in time for those Oscar parties," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of georgette

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for georgette

from Georgette, a trademark

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10 Jan 2020

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“Georgette.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/georgette. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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