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Georgette1

[jawr-jet]
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noun
  1. a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.
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Origin of Georgette1

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

Georgette2

[jawr-jet, jawr-jet]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Georgia.
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Examples from the Web for georgette

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  • This when she was helping Cora cut out the georgette negligee.

    Gigolo

    Edna Ferber

  • The valet and the maid, Alain and Georgette, are both in the house.

  • And in their next hour alone together, Georgette asked him what his worry was.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick

  • But the eyes were fixed sentimentally on the place that had been Georgette's.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick

  • It shall be Georgette—we shall not lose you so utterly when you go.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick


British Dictionary definitions for georgette

georgette

georgette crepe

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

C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste
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