noun \ˈchin(t)s\

: a shiny cotton fabric with a flowery pattern printed on it

Full Definition of CHINTZ

:  a printed calico from India
:  a usually glazed printed cotton fabric

Origin of CHINTZ

earlier chints, plural of chint, from Hindi chī̃ṭ & Urdu chīnṭ
First Known Use: 1614

Rhymes with CHINTZ


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