chiffon

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Chiffon \Chif'fon"\, noun [F., lit., rag. See {Chiffonier}.]

1. Any merely ornamental adjunct of a woman's dress, as a bunch of ribbon, lace, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A kind of soft gauzy material used for ruches, trimmings, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

chiffon

noun

1: a sheer fabric of silk or rayon


The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, PRIVACY, social and ecological responsibility and positive HUMANITARIAN ethics and VALUES. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.



Saturday, March 28, 2015 11:03:12 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

DEFINE.COM_chiffon_2015-03-28_11-03-12_54-197-159-193