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charmeuse

Syllabification: char·meuse
Pronunciation: /SHärˈm(y)o͞oz
 
/

Definition of charmeuse in English:

noun

A soft, silky dress fabric.
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'.

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