Definition of georgette in English:

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georgette

Pronunciation: /jôrˈjet/

noun

A thin silk or crepe dress material.
Example sentences
  • Raw silk, georgette, and linen are the fabrics in which she crafts her signature pant suits and sexy evening dresses.
  • Over silk georgette, cashmere and wool, Napa once again becomes the leading material of the collection embroidered with purling and little glass pearls and studs.
  • Soft silk georgette and organza graphic floral prints give the line a feminine touch, whereas some pieces present a more sculpted interpretation of the 60s mod trend, giving the line a sharper kick.

Origin

Early 20th century: named after Georgette de la Plante (circa1900), French dressmaker.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: geor·gette

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