crinolinenoun [ C ]uk /ˈkrɪn.əl.ɪn/ us /ˈkrɪn.əl.ɪn/
Examples from literature
- Cover the seam with a strip of crinoline to smooth it up.
- Cut piece of crinoline, the exact shape of the crown, plus one inch all around.
- She wore no vestige of crinoline, and hardly anything that could be called a train.
- Women did not take to moving with freedom because the crinoline went out, but the crinoline went out when they took to moving with freedom.