Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a thin silk dress material

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Examples

  • And what’s the probability that at least one of them will hate the name Georgette, and want you to change it to, say, Georgine?

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • Ah, sometimes I fear, Robert, that when all is over, and you are free, and you see what the world and all this playing at hide-and-seek have made me, you will feel that such as Georgette, who have never looked inside the hearts of wicked people, and read the tales therein for knowledge to defeat wickedness -- that such as she were better fitted for your life and love.

    The Seats of the Mighty, Volume 2

  • “My real name Georgette, but folk been callin’ me Penny since I was little.”

    THE EXORSISTAH

  • "Georgette," she announced, "I shall have no need of you for a day or two.

    Madcap

  • Although I will never admit to owning classic pulp romance, my sister owned (literally) thousands of Mills and Boon, Silhouette, Georgette Heyer etc, so as you can imagine, one or two * might* have slipped amongst my high brow literary texts whilst at Uni.

    The Mistakes Romance Writers Make « Write Anything

  • My guilty pleasures run a mile high – from epic fantasy tomes (Terry Brooks, Sara Douglass) to circumspective high brow romance Georgette Heyer novellas.

    Books of Shame and Guilt « Write Anything

  • The silent screen legend strains credibility as a teenager in early scenes, and her cutesy-poo mannerisms sometimes go too far (at times she reminded me of Georgette from The Mary Tyler Moore Show).

    2009 April : Scrubbles.net

  • A lot of the information is very critical to their immediate care, said Georgette Smith, franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care.

    Talk frankly with aging parents about health care

  • The term historical novel was slightly derogatory, summoning visions of pageantry, as in the works of Sir Walter Scott or, more recently, Georgette Heyer or Herman Wouk.

    How Historical Fiction Went Highbrow

  • Georgette Gagnon, the United Nations' Afghan mission director for human rights, said in a statement that that "2011 should be a year of escalating civilian protection, not another year of increasing casualties."

    U.N. alarmed by surge in civilian casualties in Afghanistan

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