- a woman's sleeveless, often lace-trimmed undergarment for the upper body, worn as under a sheer blouse
- a woman's short negligee
Origin of camisoleFrench from Spanish camisola, diminutive of camisa from Late Latin camisia: see chemise
A woman's sleeveless undergarment or shirt with narrow and often adjustable straps.
Origin of camisoleFrench ( from Italian camiciola ) ( diminutive of camicia shirt ) or from Old Provençal camisolla diminutive of camisa shirt both from Late Latin camisia, camīsa ; see chemise .
From French camisole, from Old Provençal camisola, diminutive of camisa (“shirt”).