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Meaning of CHIFFON

Pronunciation:  shi'fân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sheer fabric of silk or rayon
  2. [adj]  of pastry; having a light delicate texture achieved by whipping or adding whipped egg whites; "lemon chiffon pie"
  3. [adj]  as thin and soft as chiffon; "chiffon taffeta"
 

CHIFFON is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: light, thin
 
 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chif`fon"\, n. [F., lit., rag. See {Chiffonier}.]
1. Any merely ornamental adjunct of a woman's dress, as a
   bunch of ribbon, lace, etc.

2. A kind of soft gauzy material used for ruches, trimmings,
   etc.

 

 

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