Borrowing from French
chemisette (plural chemisettes)
- An item of women’s clothing, popular in the 1860s and 1870s, worn to fill in the front and neckline of any garment.
- Of the items I was asked to buy, the one that gave me most trouble was a chemisette. — Kokoro by Natsume Soseki, 1914, English by Edwin McClellen, 1968.
- IPA: /ʃ(ə)mizɛt/
chemisette f (plural chemisettes)
- short-sleeved shirt/blouse