Definition of plissé in English:

plissé

Pronunciation: /pli-//plēˈsā/

adjective

  • (of fabric) treated to give a permanent puckered or crinkled effect.

    • ‘The surface of its 37cm wide lampshade has a plissé effect.’
    • ‘A plissé finish is applied by treating a fabric with sodium hydroxide, which gives the article a puckered look.’

noun

  • Material treated so as to be permanently puckered or crinkled.

    • ‘A plissé will usually have no variation in the number of warp (lengthwise) threads’

Origin

Late 19th century: French, literally pleated past participle of plisser.

Pronunciation:

plissé

/pli-//plēˈsā/