strass

noun

Examples of strass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The look’s amazing shimmer is the result of the addition of a massive quantity of strass. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 24 Mar. 2023 Sparkly, with strass and ribbon. Cécilia Pelloux, Forbes, 12 Mar. 2021 The crystal strass chain bra and fringed miniskirt was accented with a pleated-chiffon open skirt in almond pink, while an assortment of Gucci high jewelry completed the look. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 May 2022 The presenter wows in a nude Dior Haute Couture Miss Dior dress with strass embellishment and more than 25 carats of Tiffany & Co. diamonds. Jackie Fields, Peoplemag, 15 Jan. 2023 Turner-Smith wore this bright green Gucci gown with a cerulean feather trim, crystal strass floral embroidery and a black velvet collar to the 2nd Annual Academy Museum Gala. Jackie Fields, Peoplemag, 14 Dec. 2022 There are strong inspirations of the Monte-Carlo ballet and their point shoes and black satin shoes include a thin strass buckle. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 5 May 2022 The bride, who closed the show on a majestic white horse, wore a long dress and train in ecru satin crêpe, embroidered by Lesage with strass and pearl butterflies. Alison S. Cohn, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Jan. 2021 Embroideries, stones, and strass inspire me a lot, but with a focus to propose not only unaffordable pieces, or ones too heavy to move in. Vogue, 7 Sep. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

French stras, strass

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strass was in 1820

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“Strass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strass. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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