Definition of charmeuse in English:


Line breaks: charm|euse
Pronunciation: /ʃɑːˈməːz


[mass noun]
  • A soft, smooth 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.


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 skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little