Definition of “camisole” - English Dictionary


“camisole” in English

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camisolenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæm.ɪ.səʊl/ us /ˈkæm.ɪ.soʊl/

Examples from literature

  • Her sleeves were rolled up and her camisole was slipping down her shoulders. 
  • There were rings of diamonds on her fingers, too, and afterwards many fine gems were found sewn within a short vest or camisole of silk she wore under her nightdress. 

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

“camisole” in American English

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camisolenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkæm·əˌsoʊl/

a piece of women’s underwear for the top half of the body with thin straps that go over the shoulders

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