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geor·gette

 (jôr-jĕt′)
n.
A sheer, strong, silk or silklike fabric with a dull, crinkled finish.

[Originally a trademark.]

georgette

(dʒɔːˈdʒɛt) or

georgette crepe

n
(Textiles)
a. a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
b. (as modifier): a georgette blouse.
[C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste]

Geor•gette

(dʒɔrˈdʒɛt)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.
[1910–15; formerly a trademark]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.georgette - a thin silk dress material
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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georgette

nGeorgette f or m
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