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See definition of ruche on Dictionary.com
  • as infold
  • as inpleat
  • as inplica
  • as inplication
  • as inrimple
  • as inruck
  • as infold

synonyms for ruche

  • pleat
  • bend
  • circumvolution
  • cockle
  • convolution
  • corrugation
  • crease
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • flection
  • flexure
  • furrow
  • gather
  • gathering
  • groove
  • knife-edge
  • lap
  • lapel
  • layer
  • loop
  • overlap
  • plait
  • plica
  • plication
  • ply
  • pucker
  • ridge
  • ruck
  • ruffle
  • rumple
  • shirring
  • smocking
  • tuck
  • turn
  • wrinkle
  • dog's ear
  • plicature
  • rimple
  • rivel
See also synonyms for: ruched / ruching
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antonyms for ruche

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  • line
      • straighten
      • divide
      • open
      • smooth
      • flatten
      • free
      • loose
      • loosen
      • unbend
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      How to use ruche in a sentence

      Down went the crown, and up went the brim at the sides, and a kind of ruche of feathers replaced the waving plume of the Cavalier.
      A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
      A ruche of white is now placed just inside the bonnet, which relieves the black effect somewhat.
      THE ETIQUETTE OF TO-DAYEDITH B. ORDWAY
      There was a frilling, or ruche, or tucker, about the throat that I think had been sewn into it three weeks before.
      A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
      In some lonely hamlets the unmarried women wear black caps with a thick ruche of ostrich feathers or black fur round the face.
      DUTCH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYP. M. HOUGH
      He wore loose black trousers, ornamented at the bottom with a ruche of lace, and a large white collar round his neck.
      MEMOIRS OF ROBERT-HOUDIN, AMBASSADOR, AUTHOR AND CONJURERJEAN HENRI ROBERT-HOUDIN
      A mother who has lost a grown child wears the same mourning as that prescribed for a widow excepting the white cap ruche.
      ETIQUETTEEMILY POST
      "Meda" made a ruche for grandma, crocheted lace, and speculated in butter, gaining in all 66 cents.
      AMERICAN MISSIONARY, VOLUME 43, NO. 5, MAY, 1889VARIOUS
      Inside the front of the bonnet is set a white ruche of lisse, the unmistakable insignia of widowhood.
      THE SCRAP BOOK, VOLUME 1, NO. 1VARIOUS
      An old lady with a thin, pipe-stem neck should adopt a full ruche and fluffy, soft collar-bands.
      WHAT DRESS MAKES OF USDOROTHY QUIGLEY
      The opening is rounded; the edge is trimmed with a ruche, like the body.
      HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVI, JULY 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
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