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voile

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Pronunciation: /vɔɪl
 
, vwɑːl
 
/

Definition of voile in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A thin, semi-transparent fabric of cotton, wool, or silk: [as modifier]: a delicate cream voile blouse
More example sentences
  • He added big floral prints drenched with reminiscence and balanced retro-looking fabrics like lightweight cotton voile and washed twill with modern nylon and Lycra blends.
  • Key materials for winter 2005 include mohair, wool, voile and leather.
  • Fabrics are those of traditional lingerie, such as cotton, in a range of textures: batiste, voile, gauze.

Origin

late 19th century: French, literally 'veil'.

Words that rhyme with voile

boil, Boyle, broil, coil, Dáil, Doyle, embroil, Fianna Fáil, foil, Hoyle, moil, noil, oil, roil, Royle, soil, spoil, toil

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