velveteen


vel·ve·teen

noun \ˌvel-və-ˈtēn\

: a fabric usually of cotton that resembles velvet

Full Definition of VELVETEEN

1
:  a clothing fabric usually of cotton in twill or plain weaves made with a short close weft pile in imitation of velvet
2
plural :  clothes made of velveteen

Examples of VELVETEEN

  1. a dress made from velveteen

First Known Use of VELVETEEN

1776

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