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Definition of "layette" [lay•ette]

  • A set of clothing and bedding for a newborn child. (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 "layette" in a sentence
  • "Sometimes the layette is the only gift the women receive."
  • "Each infant receives a layette, which is hand-assembled by executive director and founder"
  • "I accepted my fear, my ignorance, my anxieties - indicated by the fact that I did not know what the term "layette" meant."