Definition of gusset noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡʌsɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌsɪt//
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an extra piece of cloth sewn into a piece of clothing to make it wider, stronger or more comfortable Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French gousset, diminutive of gousse ‘pod, shell’, of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gusset