Definition of winceyette in English:

winceyette

noun

British
  • [mass noun] A lightweight napped flannelette, used especially for nightclothes and undergarments.

    • ‘Minimalism won't suit those of us who like to sleep with fluffy toys or wear floral winceyette nighties.’
    • ‘In the 1960s and 1970s, a new winceyette nightie and a boxed set of pink talc and bath cubes from Woolies were the ultimate in luxury.’
    • ‘What is the type of linen and towels used, could it be bobbly winceyette sheets for summer use?’
    • ‘In a world of Gap, Armani and Nike swooshes, the St Michael label has the feel of winceyette nighties and prawn sandwiches.’
    • ‘I'm warm in my striped winceyette pyjamas and soft cotton bedding, my bedspread pulled up tight around my ears.’

Pronunciation:

winceyette

/ˌwɪnsɪˈɛt/