camisole


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cam·i·sole

 (kăm′ĭ-sōl′)
n.
A woman's sleeveless undergarment or shirt with narrow and often adjustable straps.

[French (from Italian camiciola, diminutive of camicia, shirt) or from Old Provençal camisolla, diminutive of camisa, shirt, both from Late Latin camisia, camīsa; see chemise.]

camisole

(ˈkæmɪˌsəʊl)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's underbodice with shoulder straps, originally designed as a cover for a corset
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's dressing jacket or short negligée
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (modifier) resembling a camisole (the underbodice), as in fitting snugly around the bust and having a straight neckline: a camisole slip; a camisole top.
[C19: from French, from Provençal camisola, from camisa shirt, from Late Latin camīsia]

cam•i•sole

(ˈkæm əˌsoʊl)

n.
1. a woman's waist-length garment with shoulder straps, worn underneath a sheer bodice to conceal the underwear.
2. a woman's negligee jacket.
[1810–20; < French < Occitan]

camisole

A bodice with shoulder straps, cut straight at the top and worn as an undergarment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camisole - a short sleeveless undergarment for womencamisole - a short sleeveless undergarment for women
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
2.camisole - a short negligee
housecoat, neglige, negligee, peignoir, wrapper - a loose dressing gown for women
Translations

camisole

[ˈkæmɪsəʊl] Ncamisola f

camisole

[ˈkæmɪsəʊl] ncaraco m

camisole

nMieder nt, → Leibchen nt
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