Definition Of chemise

noun

a dress hanging straight from the shoulders and giving the figure a uniform shape, popular in the 1920s.

She was dressed in a simple chemise of cotton and flannel.

Example Of chemise

  • An undershirt or chemise , with or without sleeves, open at the front and worn under the frock coat, was worn buttoned to the waist.

  • As far as lingerie goes - a beautiful chemise would be the least intimidating gift, I think.

  • Carey instantly awakes and sits up straight, pulling the sheets up to cover her chemise .

  • Eleanor hurried up the stairs to her room and quickly stripped herself of the heavy dress, chemise and corset.

  • He was wearing black robes over a white chemise and pants.


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