What is another word for crinolines?

110 synonyms found


[ kɹˈɪnəlˌiːnz], [ kɹˈɪnəlˌiːnz], [ k_ɹ_ˈɪ_n_ə_l_ˌiː_n_z]

Crinolines are a type of underskirt that gained popularity in the mid-19th century. They are typically made of stiff fabric or horsehair to create a bell-shaped silhouette. Crinolines are also known as hoopskirts, petticoats, or underskirts. The term "hoopskirt" refers to the use of metal or wooden hoops to support the fabric while "petticoat" and "underskirt" are more general terms for any type of skirt worn underneath a dress. Other less common synonyms for crinolines include "cage crinoline," "tournure," and "bustle," which were used to create different types of shapes and silhouettes in women's fashion during the Victorian era.

How to use "Crinolines" in context?

Crinoline skirts were the the height of fashion in the late 1800s. Though they are now considered old fashioned, crinoline skirts were once the most popular style in womenswear. The skirts were made out of 11-inch wide fabric, which was stretched around a metal frame. The skirts were popular because they were skintight, giving the wearer a pencil-thin waist.

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