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velveteen

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noun vel·ve·teen \ˌvel-və-ˈtēn\

Simple Definition of velveteen

  • : a fabric usually of cotton that resembles velvet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of velveteen

  1. 1 :  a clothing fabric usually of cotton in twill or plain weaves made with a short close weft pile in imitation of velvet

  2. 2 plural :  clothes made of velveteen

Examples of velveteen in a sentence

  1. a dress made from velveteen



1776

First Known Use of velveteen

1776


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