[ trik-uh-let ]

  1. a knitted fabric made of silk or synthetic yarn, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel.

Origin of tricolette

1915–20; trico(t) + (flanne)lette

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

How to use tricolette in a sentence

  • The dress she wore was no longer a cheap blue serge but a handsome tricolette, richly trimmed according to the prevailing mode.

    Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman | Emma Speed Sampson
  • The dress was of silky changeable tricolette, the skirt plain.

    Her Father's Daughter | Gene Stratton-Porter