[ zhi-vahn-shee; French zhee-vahn-shee ]

  1. Hu·bert de [y-berduh], /üˈbɛr də/, 1927–2018, French fashion designer.

Words Nearby Givenchy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Givenchy in a sentence

  • On this day the 2nd Corps was able to move forward with slight opposition to the line Givenchy—north-west of Aubers.

    1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • During the night of the 20th the enemy regained all the trenches they had taken except some sap-heads near Givenchy.

    1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • Five separate times the Germans attacked the north-east corner of Givenchy, but each time they were driven back with great loss.

  • On the map (p. 231) you will see Festubert, which is less than a mile to the north of Givenchy.

  • The speaker was the man who had seen a field-kitchen dissected at Givenchy.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins