- a crinkled finish given to cotton, nylon, etc. by treatment with a caustic soda solution
- a fabric with this finish
Origin of plisséFrench plisse from past participle of plisser, to pleat from Middle French from pli, ply, noun
- A puckered finish given to fabric by treating it with a caustic soda.
- Fabric having such a finish.
Origin of plisseFrench from past participle of plisser to pleat from Old French from pli fold from plier to fold from Latin plicāre ; see plek- in Indo-European roots.