Chiffon

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Chiffon Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a sheer fabric of silk or rayon
  • as thin and soft as chiffon; "chiffon taffeta"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a sheer fabric of silk or rayon

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Chiffon Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Chiffon is a lightweight, plain-woven sheer fabric. The fabric is woven of S and Z twist crepe yarns. The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric in both directions.

Chiffon is made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibers.

Gowns, lingerie, scarves and other clothing can be made of chiffon.



Chiffon Sample Sentences in News


  • Weekend project: Light and airy chiffon cake
    Heralded as "the first new cake in 100 years" when it was introduced, the chiffon cake -- one of the darlings of midcentury cuisine -- became famous for its wonderfully light and airy texture, seemingly as weightless as angel food but with a moist tenderness almost like a rich butter cake.... Read more on this news related to 'Chiffon'
  • Beautiful prom dresses for 2015 - all under $100
    From lace to long, short to chiffon, these prom dresses are absolutely affordable and stylish. Read more on this news related to 'Chiffon'
  • Christina loses skirt
    One look was not enough for Christina Hendricks. The "Mad Men" beauty showed off her killer curves in a green chiffon dress at AMC's Black & Red Ball to celebrate the final episodes of the hit show. Read more on this news related to 'Chiffon'

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