Definition of chemisette in English:


Line breaks: che¦mis|ette
Pronunciation: /ˌʃɛmɪˈzɛt


  • A woman’s undergarment similar to a camisole.
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    • Similarly, the collar of the woman's chemisette is typical of the period 1848-52, as are the narrow undersleeves.
    • During the 19th Century the chemisette goes in and out of style which makes exact dating difficult.
    • A set of undersleeves and a chemisette with collar would have been worn under the bodice.


early 19th century: French, diminutive of chemise.

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