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chemise

Pronunciation: /ʃəˈmiːz/

Translation of chemise in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (underclothing) camiseta (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In medieval times, Cyprus was known for its silk bridal chemises and undergarments.
    • It also has a new chapter on the history of drawers and knickers and one covering the chemise and petticoats.
    • She put on her chemise and her under panties then clipped on her stockings.
    1.2 (dress) vestido (masculine) camisero, chemisier (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • She was dressed in a simple chemise of cotton and flannel.
    • Kendra had on a silk chemise, a shawl and one of her best hats.
    • Skirts twisted around legs as ladies spun, men's doublet sleeves traded with the sleeves of shifts and chemises as couples turned around quickly to the music.

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