Definition of Chiffon

1. Noun. A sheer fabric of silk or rayon.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Chiffon

1. n. Any merely ornamental adjunct of a woman's dress, as a bunch of ribbon, lace, etc.

Definition of Chiffon

1. Noun. A sheer silk or rayon fabric ¹

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Definition of Chiffon

1. a sheer fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiffon

chieftainships
chieftess
chieftesses
chiel
chield
chields
chiels
chiengora
chierte
chievance
chievances
chiffarobe
chiffarobes
chiffchaff
chiffchaffs
chiffon (current term)
chiffon cake
chiffon cakes
chiffonade
chiffonades
chiffonier
chiffoniers
chiffonlike
chiffonnier
chiffons
chifforobe
chifforobes
chigetai
chigetais
chigger

Literary usage of Chiffon

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"the room, showing me the beautiful books autl ornaments ou the consoles and chiffon- .... chiffon ..."

2. The Egregious English by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland (1903)
"CHAPTER VI chiffon IT pains me beyond measure to say it, but I think there can be no doubt that the accumulated experience and wisdom of mankind goes to ..."

3. Dictionary of the French and English Languages by Gabriel Surenne (1856)
"... chevron, m. lî'isr, s. chiffon, haillon, lambeau, m. Ragamuffin, %. gueux, m. .... chiffon ..."

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