passementerie definition

  • noun:
    • Ornamental trimming for a garment, as braid, lace, or metallic beads.
    • A decorative piece of lace or any other fabric on garments.
    • Trimmings, esp. of braids, cords, gimps, beads, or tinsel.
    • Edgings and trimmings overall, specially those made of gimp, braid, or even the like: frequently made with jet or material beads: because, jet passementerie; ordinary passementerie (that's, without beading). See passement.
    • a decoration or adornment on a garment

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "passementerie"
  • Hyponym for "passementerie"
  • Hypernym for "passementerie"
  • Same Context for "passementerie"
77 votes

How would you define passementerie?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!