adjective Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
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Words nearby lace-curtain
Example sentences from the Web for lace-curtain
After the curtain calls, Christopher comes back to explain a complicated math problem.Hedwig, Hugh & Michael Cera: 12 Powerhouse Theater Performances of 2014|Janice Kaplan|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They keep their heads low while running behind a large curtain covering the opening between two housing blocks.
For anyone who cared to watch, the event and its denouement provided a graphic demonstration that the Iron Curtain was crumbling.
They lifted her up, and when they saw that she was laced too tightly, they cut the stay lace in two.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last time a Pope addressed the parliament in Strasbourg was in 1988 when an Iron Curtain still divided the continent.
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.Confidence|Henry James
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin