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n. A thin lightweight silk or cotton fabric with a matte finish.


n. a thin silk dress material


Georgette may refer to:

  • Georgette Lemare, fictional character from the anime/manga Strike Witches
  • Georgettte, a character in Oliver & Company
  • Georgette (fabric), crinkly crepe-like fabric
  • Georgette Franklin (Baxter), recurring character on the American sitcom Mary Tyler Moore, played by Georgia Engel
  • Georgette Heyer, English novelist
  • Hurricane Georgette (disambiguation), nine tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
  • SS Georgette, steamship built in 1872
  • Operation Georgette, German plan resulting in the Battle of the Lys
Georgette (fabric)

Georgette (from crêpe Georgette) is a sheer, lightweight, dull-finished crêpe fabric named after the early 20th century French dressmaker Georgette de la Plante.

Originally made from silk, Georgette is made with highly twisted yarns. Its characteristic crinkly surface is created by alternating S- and Z-twist yarns in both warp and weft.

Georgette is made in solid colors and prints and is used for blouses, dresses, evening gowns, saris, and trimmings. It is springier and less lustrous than the closely related chiffon.

Usage examples of "georgette".

After he gives the hand signal, the biomembrane is wheeled in by Pitkin and Georgette from that shadowy area with me leading the way.

King Croesus Hotel on Park Avenue, Simone was wearing a billowy-sleeved black georgette dress cut down to her belly button, five-inch spike heels, a rope cluster of real Fred Joaillier pearls, and smiling at everyone in sightwho smiled and stared right back at her.

Espensheid, Dan Rabinowitz, Caleb Rabinowitz, Karen Lovell, Mark Gallagher, Bob Wincott, Lee Suckno, and Georgette Piligian.

Under the jacket, she wore a black georgette camisole and tapered pants.

But he knew he'd always be Gregory MacDonald, not Georgette or whatever, until he died, and he so told his physicians.

Sharn was dressed in kidskin riding breeches of Lincoln green, jackboots with bejewelled high heels and spurs, and a balloon-sleeved shirt of fawn-coloured georgette, open to the navel to show off the regal chest-pelt and ventilate the regal armpits.

This time it was doctor first, patient second, Nobel Prize winners third, rhythm section fourth, old man with beard fifth, Georgette in her accustomized place bringing up the rear.

The oldest old specimens include flowers made of chiffon, organza, velvet, velveteen georgette, crepe de chine, and wide satin ribbon.

That is why I changed my name from Johnetta Georgette Redd-you'll notice that both my so-called Chris­tian names are feminizations of masculine names-I changed it to Jill Gulbirra.

One light went out on the sector map in the office of the Master Timekeeper, while notification was entered for fax reproduction, and Georgette Delahanty's name was entered on the dole roles till she could remarry.

Leon Uris and Irving Stone, Victoria Holt, Georgette Heyer, a few more exotic samples that I guessed had been from some literature survey course in college.