Complete Definition of "guimpe"

English
Etymology

Pronunciation
IPA: /gɪmp/

Noun
guimpe

  1. a kind of high-necked blouse designed to be worn under low-cut dresses

#:*1997: All the nuns at the convent wore plain blouses and skirts except for Sister Edgar, who had permission from the motherhouse to fit herself out in the old things with the arcane names, the wimple, cincture and guimpe. — Don DeLillo?, Underworld

French
Etymology
Old French guimple ‘wimple’, from Frankish *wimpil.

Pronunciation
IPA: /gɛ̃p/

Noun
guimpe f

  1. a wimple

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