Definition of organdie in English:


Line breaks: or¦gan|die
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːɡ(ə)ndi
, ɔːˈɡandi
(US also organdy)

noun (plural organdies)

[mass noun]
A fine translucent cotton muslin that is usually stiffened and is used for women’s clothing: [as modifier]: brides in flounced organdie gowns
More example sentences
  • Handloom materials including churidhars with hand-designed embroidery, phulkari, shadow and mirror works in cotton and organdy along with hand-woven silk saris catch the onlookers' attention.
  • If in doubt about the design's stability, sandwich a layer of sheer fabric, such as organdy, organza or tulle, with the water-soluble stabilizer prior to stitching.
  • Organza is similar to cotton organdy except it is made with silk and is transparent.


early 19th century: from French organdi, of unknown origin.

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