What is another word for crinoline?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈɪnəlˌiːn] (IPA)

Crinoline is a type of stiff material used in the construction of certain skirt styles. However, it is not the only term used to describe this garment accessory. Other synonyms for crinoline include petticoat, underskirt, hoop skirt, and cage crinoline. These terms all refer to the same type of support structure used to maintain a skirt's shape. While crinoline was popular in the 19th century, modern fashion tends to rely more on other types of underskirts and petticoats. Nevertheless, these terms remain useful for describing historical and costume designs that require a specific silhouette.

Synonyms for Crinoline:

What are the hypernyms for Crinoline?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Crinoline?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the meronyms for Crinoline?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for crinoline (as nouns)

Usage examples for Crinoline

Once they began to have opinions about that matter they soon sent the crinoline on its way.
"George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians"
T. Martin Wood
And the crinoline, to which the American invention was to afford an antidote, provides Leech with material for a hundred humorous points of view.
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann
You imagine a princess had come to camp, a good angel, with song and harps, or, at the least, carpet-bags, and extended crinoline, waterfalls, and false hair, a pack-train of Saratoga trunks, and all the adjuncts of civilization.
"First Fam'lies of the Sierras"
Joaquin Miller

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