corsage


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cor·sage

 (kôr-säzh′, -säj′)
n.
1. A small bouquet of flowers worn at the shoulder or waist or on the wrist.
2. The bodice or waist of a dress.

[Middle English, torso, from Old French, from cors, body, from Latin corpus; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]

corsage

(kɔːˈsɑːʒ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a flower or small bunch of flowers worn pinned to the lapel, bosom, etc, or sometimes carried by women
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the bodice of a dress
[C15: from Old French, from cors body, from Latin corpus]

cor•sage

(kɔrˈsɑʒ)

n.
a small bouquet worn at the waist, on the shoulder, etc., by a woman.
[1475–85; < Middle French: bodily shape (later: bust, bodice, corsage) =cors body (< Latin corpus) + -age -age]

corsage

A small bouquet of flowers worn by a woman at her wrist, shoulder, or breast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corsage - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a presentcorsage - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
Translations

corsage

[kɔːˈsɑːʒ] N (= flowers) → ramillete m; (= bodice) → cuerpo m

corsage

n
(= bodice)Mieder nt
(= flowers)Ansteckblume f
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps Penelope, who came down in a wonderful black velveteen gown, with a bunch of scarlet roses in her corsage, was the only one who seemed successfully to ignore the passage of arms which had taken place so short a while ago.
ventured to take billets from the corsage of Mademoiselle de Hautefort.
I shall never forget that grey dress with ample skirts and long corsage yet with infinite style, the ancient as if ghostly beauty of outlines, the black lace, the silver hair, the harmonious, restrained movements of those white, soft hands like the hands of a queen - or an abbess; and in the general fresh effect of her person the brilliant eyes like two stars with the calm reposeful way they had of moving on and off one, as if nothing in the world had the right to veil itself before their once sovereign beauty.
All around her, all glances were riveted, all mouths open; and, in fact, when she danced thus, to the humming of the Basque tambourine, which her two pure, rounded arms raised above her head, slender, frail and vivacious as a wasp, with her corsage of gold without a fold, her variegated gown puffing out, her bare shoulders, her delicate limbs, which her petticoat revealed at times, her black hair, her eyes of flame, she was a supernatural creature.
So she divested herself of this pink raiment; in doing which a note fell out from her corsage, which she picked up with a smile, and locked into her dressing-box.
Prominent among the works are Henri Matisse's Jazz portfolio (PS250,000 to PS350,00), Pablo Picasso's lithograph Le Corsage a Carreaux (PS30,000 to PS50,000) and drawings and prints by Gustav Klimt, Rene Magritte and Carsten Holler.
Washington, May 20 ( ANI ): A teenager from Connecticut got a card and a hand-picked corsage from US Vice President Joe Biden after she invited him with a handwritten note to the prom.
The staff at Purcell Ace Hardware recently hosted a Duck Tape corsage contest for area schools, an event that used the store's social media page to the fullest, engaged younger customers and worked with the community.
Below, Maeve sparkle dress PS50-PS55, pearl tiara PS10, corsage bag PS15, party cape xury PS24-PS26 ?
Bomber jacket from PS14, polo from PS6, jeans from PS9, Hi Top PS16, all Matalan | Right: Girl Tee from PS5, prom skirt from PS7, black Glitter Mouse Shoe PS8, all Matalan | T-Shirt & pinny set from PS9, Glitter Mouse Shoe PS8 | Centre: Maeve sparkle dress PS50-PS55, pearl tiara PS10, corsage bag PS15, party cape PS24-PS26 | Below, Maeve sparkle dress PS50-PS55, pearl tiara PS10, corsage bag PS15, party cape xury PS24-PS26 | Above, Darcy lace dress PS50-PS55, baby Estella sparkle dress PS40-PS43, all Monsoon | George three-piece set PS40-PS43-PS46, Luke four-piece set PS45-PS48-PS50, both Monsoon | Him: Christmas knit PS10, jeans PS8.
Bomber jacket from PS14, polo from PS6, jeans from PS9, Hi Top PS16, all Matalan | Right: Girl Tee from PS5, prom skirt from PS7, black Glitter Mouse Shoe PS8, all Matalan | T-Shirt & pinny set from PS9, Glitter Mouse Shoe PS8 | Below, Maeve sparkle dress PS50-PS55, pearl tiara PS10, corsage bag PS15, party cape xury PS24-PS26 | Centre: Maeve sparkle dress PS50-PS55, pearl tiara PS10, corsage bag PS15, party cape PS24-PS26 | Above, Darcy lace dress PS50-PS55, baby Estella sparkle dress PS40-PS43, all Monsoon | George three-piece set PS40-PS43-PS46, Luke four-piece set PS45-PS48-PS50, both Monsoon | Him: Christmas knit PS10, jeans PS8.