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Georgette

1
[ jawr-jet ]
/ dʒɔrˈdʒɛt /
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noun

a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.

Origin of Georgette

1
First recorded in 1910–15; formerly a trademark
Also called Georgette crepe.

Definition for georgette (2 of 2)

Georgette

2
[ jawr-jet, jawr-jet ]
/ dʒɔrˈdʒɛt, ˈdʒɔr dʒɛt /

noun

a female given name, form of Georgia.
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British Dictionary definitions for georgette

georgette

georgette crepe

/ (dʒɔːˈdʒɛt) /

noun

  1. a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
  2. (as modifier)a georgette blouse

Word Origin for georgette

C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste
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