19 Words Women Know But Men Don’t

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:16 am
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Around 220,000 people took part in an online vocabulary test and the results have recently resurfaced online.

It found several words were known better by men and women. So Bec tested Jeziel on some words women were much more likely to recognise.

• Peplum – a short gathered strip of fabric attached at the waist of a woman’s jacket, dress, or blouse
• Tulle – is a lightweight, very fine, stiff netting.
• Chignon. – a knot or coil of hair arranged on the back of a woman’s head
• Bandeau – a woman’s strapless top formed from a band of fabric fitting around the bust.
• Freesia – is a genus of herbaceous perennial flowering plants
• Chenille – wool, cotton, silk, or rayon yarn
• Kohl – used as eye make-up
• Verbena – plant/flower
• Doula – a trained, non-medical companion who assists a woman before, during and after childbirth
• Ruche – a pleated, fluted, or gathered strip of fabric used for trimming.
• Espadrille – a sandal usually having a fabric upper and a flexible sole
• Damask – a firm lustrous fabric
• Jacquard – a fabric of intricate variegated weave or pattern
• Whipstitch – a sewing stitch
• Boucle – an uneven yarn of three plies one of which forms loops at intervals
• Taffeta – a crisp plain-woven lustrous fabric
• Sateen – a smooth durable lustrous fabric usually made of cotton in satin weave
• Chambray – a lightweight clothing fabric
• Voile – a fine soft sheer fabric

Do you know all these words? Let us know by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

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