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 Glamorous Gowns From silk georgette and satin to airy tulle and chiffon designs, nothing’s more whimsical for a wedding lineup than a floral print gown. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Vogue, 20 Mar. 2022 The fuchsia ensemble included a voluminous embroidered cape, silk georgette shirt and pants, accessorized with a clutch and leather gloves in the same hue, easily among the night’s most popular colors. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 May 2022 The gown was made of an ivory silk georgette with handmade drapery embellished with a floral Lily of the Valley motif made of crystals and beads. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, 6 Apr. 2022 The long, triple silk georgette dress, with a deep front, lotus flower embroidery and a matching belt, is from Giorgio Armani's Spring/Summer 2022 Cruise Collection, and retails for $4,700. Jacopo Prisco, CNN, 24 Feb. 2022 Think silky top-and-shorts sets, georgette slips, cotton shirts and pants, and even French stretch-lace tees. Laura Lajiness, Vogue, 24 Dec. 2021 But on the other side of the coin, Viard has created elegant looks like a black iridescent tweed jacket worn over a transparent crêpe georgette skirt enhanced with tweed pickets. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 16 Sep. 2021 For her walk down the aisle in Oklahoma, the singer wore a white silk georgette gown complete with a plunging sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice, and asymmetric tulle skirt. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 July 2021 For the affair, Stefani, 51, wore custom lily white Vera Wang Haute silk georgette gown with a sweetheart plunging neckline, cut away back, fitted bodice and high low hand tumbled tulle skirt. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, 5 July 2021 See More

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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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Last Updated

27 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Georgette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/georgette. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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