Meaning of “corsage” in the English Dictionary

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"corsage" in British English

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corsagenoun [ C ]

uk /kɔːˈsɑːʒ/ us /kɔːrˈsɑːʒ/

Examples from literature

  • How white and fresh is the complexion of that young woman against her corsage of pink satin! 
  • So she tucked it in her corsage and went down to join her friends in the carriage. 
  • This style of corsage is equally effective for a too thin or a too muscular neck. 
  • With him was a very pretty girl wearing a soft black dress and a corsage of narcissus. 
  • You mean to put difficulties in my path? she asked, rearranging the rosebud in her corsage. 

(Definition of “corsage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corsage" in American English

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corsagenoun [ C ]

us /kɔrˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ/

a small group of flowers that a woman pins to her clothes near her chest or wears on her wrist, usually for a special occasion

(Definition of “corsage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)