- a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.
Origin of Georgette1
First recorded in 1910–15; formerly a trademark
Also called Georgette crepe.
- a female given name, form of Georgia.
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Examples from the Web for georgette
Best not to ask GOP fundraising legend Georgette Mosbacher about the state of her beloved party unless you want an earful.Mosbacher: I’m Furious at My Own Party
January 8, 2013
Georgette Gagnon is the Africa director at Human Rights Watch.A Nation's Hopes Imperiled
April 30, 2010
Their youngest sister, Georgette, is an innkeeper in Vermont.Life After Wasserstein
Ralph Gardner, Jr.
December 14, 2009
Georgette Gagnon is the Africa director at Human Rights Watch and a former U.N. judicial adviser in Afghanistan.
Georgette Gagnon reports from Kabul on missing fingers and stolen ballot boxes.
This when she was helping Cora cut out the georgette negligee.Gigolo
The valet and the maid, Alain and Georgette, are both in the house.The Man With The Broken Ear
And in their next hour alone together, Georgette asked him what his worry was.
But the eyes were fixed sentimentally on the place that had been Georgette's.
It shall be Georgette—we shall not lose you so utterly when you go.
- a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
- (as modifier)a georgette blouse
C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste
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