Definition of organza
: a sheer dress fabric (as of silk or nylon) resembling organdy
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Beautiful black gowns in organza and satin -- with huge full skirts -- also exposed the shoulders and the chest.
Mrs. Nidetch celebrated Weight Watchers’ 10th anniversary at Madison Square Garden, wearing an orchid-pink organza gown and surrounded by success stories in the flesh.
Here's the real dress in all its gray and pink organza glory.
Balanchine made very precise notes — what sort of skirt should be in organza, things like that.
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Origin and Etymology of organza
probably alteration of Lorganza, a trademark
First Known Use: 1820See Words from the same year
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