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Definition of "georgette" []

  • A sheer, strong silk or silklike clothing fabric with a dull, creped surface. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "georgette" in a sentence
  • "If crepe was not available, "georgette" was reasonably close."
  • "Pothys offers variety of silk sarees such as georgette, embroidery silks, kancheepuram new silks, kavya kathal pattugal, party wear silks, kanchipuram sarees."
  • "A Panama hat may be made less severe-looking by the addition of an underfacing on the brim of some sheer material, such as georgette or crêpe de chine, finished off at the edge over a wire."