Definition of charmeuse in English:

charmeuse

Syllabification: char·meuse
Pronunciation: /SHärˈm(y)o͝oz, -ˈm(y)o͝os
 
/

noun

A soft, silky dress fabric.
More example sentences
  • He mixed casual style with elegant material - parachute pants of silk crepe satin or a blazer of ivory silk charmeuse - to create looks that work for both day and night.
  • For a luxurious look, choose a satin or charmeuse lining and underline it with flannel.
  • The chocolate becomes the gourmet's equivalent of charmeuse.

Origin

early 20th century: from French, feminine of charmeur 'charmer', from charmer 'to charm'.

More definitions of charmeuse

Definition of charmeuse in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈmɛːrɪən
noun
a person who studies and writes about grammar