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Definition of "chemisette" [chem•i•sette]

  • A short sleeveless bodice, formerly worn by women. (noun)
  • A blouse front formerly worn by women; a dickey. (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 "chemisette" in a sentence
  • "She came before us wondrous clad in chemisette of green,"
  • "Aldclyffe had pulled off a kind of chemisette of Brussels net, drawn high above the throat, which she had worn with her evening dress as"
  • "Can hardly bear my chemisette for weakness and for pain:"