Definition of guimpe in English:

guimpe

(also guimp)

noun

historical
  • A high-necked blouse or undergarment worn showing beneath a low-necked dress.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French; related to German Wimpel, Dutch wimpel ‘pennant, streamer’, also to wimple and gimp ‘nun's neckerchief’.

Pronunciation

guimpe

/ɡɪmp/