Definition of georgette in English:

georgette

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Pronunciation: /dʒɔːˈdʒɛt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A thin silk or crêpe dress material: gowns and lingerie made of georgette [count noun]: a georgette that looks like organza [as modifier]: a georgette skirt
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    • 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.

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