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plissé Line breaks: plissé
Pronunciation: /ˈpliːseɪ/

Definition of plissé in English:


(Of fabric) treated to give a permanent puckered or crinkled effect: a plissé prom dress
More example sentences
  • The surface of its 37cm wide lampshade has a plissé effect.
  • A plissé finish is applied by treating a fabric with sodium hydroxide, which gives the article a puckered look.


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Material treated so as to be permanently puckered or crinkled.
Example sentences
  • A plissé will usually have no variation in the number of warp (lengthwise) threads


Late 19th century: French, literally 'pleated', past participle of plisser.

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