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dirndl

  • noun a full skirt with a gathered waistband
  • noun a dress with a tight bodice and full skirt

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ruck

  • noun a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    herd.
    • his brilliance raised him above the ruck
    • the children resembled a fairy herd
  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
    pucker.

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pannier

  • noun either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)
  • noun a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person

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hemline

  • noun the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat

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swingy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    lilting; tripping; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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flouncy

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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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flippy

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billow

  • noun a large sea wave
    surge.
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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twirly

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flounce

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    ruffle; frill; furbelow.
  • noun the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

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swirly

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chaser

  • noun a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
    pursuer.
    • always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers
  • noun a drink to follow immediately after another drink

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apronlike

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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floaty

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    buoyant.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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swishy

  • adjective satellite resembling a sustained `sh' or soft whistle
    • swishing windshield wipers
    • a swishy skirt

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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ruff

  • noun an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal
    frill.
  • noun a high tight collar
    ruffle; choker; neck ruff.

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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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bouffant

  • noun a woman's hairstyle in which the hair gives a puffy appearance
  • adjective satellite being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing
    puffy.
    • a bouffant skirt

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billowing

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    surging; billowy.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow; billow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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pleat

  • noun any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
    plait.
  • verb pleat or gather into a ruffle
    ruffle.
    • ruffle the curtain fabric

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hemline

  • noun the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat

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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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kilt

  • noun a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland

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flounce

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    ruffle; frill; furbelow.
  • noun the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

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chaser

  • noun a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
    pursuer.
    • always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers
  • noun a drink to follow immediately after another drink

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wraparound

  • noun a garment (as a dress or coat) with a full length opening; adjusts to the body by wrapping around

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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valance

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; cornice.

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gore

  • noun Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
    Al Gore; Albert Gore Jr..
  • noun coagulated blood from a wound

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placket

  • noun a piece of cloth sewn under an opening

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flirty

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bunch

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; clump.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    gang; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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denim

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; jean.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    jean; dungaree.

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balloon

  • noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  • noun small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck

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houndstooth

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steak

  • noun a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish

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organza

  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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cinch

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    girth.

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hobble

  • noun a shackle for the ankles or feet
    fetter.
  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    limp; hitch.

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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gabardine

  • noun a firm durable fabric with a twill weave
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    tweed; white; flannel.

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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doeskin

  • noun soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
  • noun a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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pinstriped

  • adjective satellite having very thin stripes

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belling

  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; chivaree; charivari; shivaree; callathump.
  • verb attach a bell to
    bell.
    • bell cows

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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shortish

  • adjective satellite somewhat short

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waistband

  • noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
    girdle; cincture; sash; waistcloth.

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bombazine

  • noun a twilled fabric used for dresses; the warp is silk and the weft is worsted
    • black bombazine is frequently used for mourning garments

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flounce

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    ruffle; frill; furbelow.
  • noun the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

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tulle

  • noun a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns

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ballooning

  • noun flying in a balloon
  • verb ride in a hot-air balloon
    balloon.
    • He tried to balloon around the earth but storms forced him to land in China

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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spandex

  • noun an elastic synthetic fabric

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flare

  • noun a shape that spreads outward
    flair.
    • the skirt had a wide flare
  • noun a sudden burst of flame

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flaring

  • adjective satellite streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air
    aflare.
    • ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her
    • flags aflare in the breeze
  • verb burn brightly
    blaze up; flare; flame up; burn up.
    • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

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gauzy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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snag

  • noun a sharp protuberance
  • noun a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds

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organdy

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdie.

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flapping

  • noun the motion made by flapping up and down
    flutter; fluttering; flap.
  • verb move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
    wave; undulate; roll; flap.
    • The curtains undulated
    • the waves rolled towards the beach

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crinoline

  • noun a skirt stiffened with hoops
    hoopskirt.
  • noun a full stiff petticoat made of crinoline fabric

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steak

  • noun a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish

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sequined

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; spangly; jeweled.

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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tarlatan

A kind of thin, transparent muslin, used for dresses.

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twirl

  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; kink.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; spin.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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hula

  • noun a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman
    hula-hula; Hawaiian dancing.

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flounce

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    ruffle; frill; furbelow.
  • noun the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

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paduasoy

A rich and heavy silk stuff. Written also padesoy.

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primly

  • adverb in a prissy manner
    prissily.
    • the new teacher alienates the children by behaving prissily

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daintily

  • adverb in a refined manner
    • she nibbled daintily at her cake
  • adverb in a delicate manner
    • the invitation cards were written up daintily in white and gold

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sarong

  • noun a loose skirt consisting of brightly colored fabric wrapped around the body; worn by both women and men in the South Pacific

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pleat

  • noun any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
    plait.
  • verb pleat or gather into a ruffle
    ruffle.
    • ruffle the curtain fabric

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petticoated

  • adjective satellite wearing or furnished with a petticoat
    • petticoated ladies
    • a petticoated table

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hanger

  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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draggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    bedraggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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fluff

  • noun any light downy material
  • noun something of little value or significance
    frippery; bagatelle; frivolity.

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suede

  • noun leather with a napped surface
    suede leather.
  • noun a fabric made to resemble suede leather
    suede cloth.

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twirl

  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; kink.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; spin.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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lycra

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gore

  • noun Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
    Al Gore; Albert Gore Jr..
  • noun coagulated blood from a wound

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puffball

  • noun any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature
    true puffball.
  • noun any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
    hard-skinned puffball; earthball; false truffle.

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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rustling

  • noun the stealing of cattle
  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustle.

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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sierra

  • noun a range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)
  • noun a Spanish mackerel of western North America
    Scomberomorus sierra.

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zipper

  • noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    slide fastener; zip fastener; zip.
  • verb close with a zipper
    zip up; zip.
    • Zip up your jacket--it's cold

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shirr

  • verb bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set
    • shirr the eggs

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tucked

  • adjective having tucked or being tucked
    • tightly tucked blankets
    • a fancy tucked shirt
  • verb fit snugly into
    insert; tuck.
    • insert your ticket into the slot
    • tuck your shirttail in

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pouf

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; faggot; fag.
  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    ottoman; puff; hassock; pouffe.

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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corduroy

  • noun a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
    cord.
  • noun a road made of logs laid crosswise

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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dungaree

  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; jean.

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skintight

  • adjective satellite so tight as to cling to the skin
    skin-tight.
    • skintight jeans

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inch

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    in.
  • noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
    column inch.

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poplin

  • noun a ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholstery

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demurely

  • adverb in a demure manner
    • the army girl, tall and demurely pretty, threw a quick side-glance at her

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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frilly

  • adjective satellite having decorative ruffles or frills
    frilled; ruffled.

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draped

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; wrapped; cloaked; mantled.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb arrange in a particular way
    drape.
    • drape a cloth

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puddle

  • noun a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  • noun a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    pool.
    • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
    • the body lay in a pool of blood

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poodle

  • noun an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs
    poodle dog.

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slither

  • verb to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    slide.
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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seersucker

  • noun a light puckered fabric (usually striped)

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