[ US /ˈnɪnən/ ]
  1. a fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon
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How To Use ninon In A Sentence

  • Charming in a soft white ninon gown and a big white hat, she held a tennis-racket in her hand, presenting a pretty picture framed by the dark doorway. Hushed Up! A Mystery of London
  • If you want a silk _tricot_ you ask for "_djersador_," while a coarser texture is "_djersacier_"; "_mousseux_" now describes velvet as well as champagne; _ninon_ is known as Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 5, 1919
  • They were quietly but very elegantly dressed, handsome furs being thrown back, to show pretty bodices of ninon and lace. The Independence of Claire
  • I wish I had bought three yards more of that cerise ninon. The Imaginary Marriage
  • Claire, darling, _would_ you have gold tissue under this ninon, or just The Independence of Claire
  • She wore a pretty but very simple dance-frock of flame-colored ninon, in which I had seen her at the Carlton on the night when I set out to meet the man Tarrant and was so nearly caught. The Golden Face A Great 'Crook' Romance
  • a woman friend may be, the prospect of meeting her does not inspire a fellow-woman with sufficient energy to sit up until after midnight to cover a shabby lace blouse with ninon, or to put a new silk collar and cuffs on a half-worn coat. The Independence of Claire
  • Black serge, grey tweed, violet ninon; two evening frocks, and the one white satin which was the _piece de resistance_ of the whole. A College Girl
  • Ninon's return to the gayeties of her drawing rooms was hailed with loud acclamations from all quarters.
  • In such cases soft sheer materials such as ninon, voile, and marquisette are used. The curtains may be hung straight to draw or they may be tied back.
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