- a heavy, corded ribbon or cloth of silk or rayon.
Origin of grosgrain
Examples from the Web for grosgrain
Historical Examples of grosgrain
She had just resumed her pen when Mrs. Grosgrain was announced.
"We have to leave this house in a week," said Mrs. Grosgrain.
In two bodies they were, with the grosgrain carpet and cops with clubs between.The Voice of the City
Faille Francaise—A soft, lustrous silk of wider cord than grosgrain, but narrower than ottoman.
Grosgrain—A close-woven, finely ribbed or corded silk with but little lustre.
- a heavy ribbed silk or rayon fabric or tape for trimming clothes, etc