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



BrE BrE//ˈkæmɪsəʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæmɪsoʊl//
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a short piece of women’s underwear that is worn on the top half of the body and is held up with narrow strips of material over the shoulders Word Originearly 19th cent.: from French, either from Italian camiciola, diminutive of camicia, or from Spanish camisola, diminutive of camisa, both from late Latin camisia ‘shirt ’or‘ nightgown’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: camisole