buffalo plaid

noun

Definition of buffalo plaid

: a broad checkered plaid pattern usually of two colors

Examples of buffalo plaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The velvet pumpkins, which were a huge hit with shoppers last year (even achieving best-seller status), are now back in stock, including the popular leopard print and buffalo plaid. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, "Those Viral Velvet Pumpkins Are Back in Stock on Amazon — Including Leopard Print and Plaid Patterns," 17 Sep. 2020 While most of the options feature elegant velvet, shoppers can opt for the leopard print pumpkins in a jersey knit or the buffalo plaid pattern in cozy flannel. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, "Those Viral Velvet Pumpkins Are Back in Stock on Amazon — Including Leopard Print and Plaid Patterns," 17 Sep. 2020 Red-and-black buffalo plaid Maine Guide shirts were updated to suit the Paul Bunyan legions braving the pickle aisle at Smorgasburg. New York Times, "Storming the Catwalk in an L.L. Bean Boot," 5 Feb. 2020 The Lead Dog wedding package costs $100 and includes all of the above plus two buffalo plaid T-shirts. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "With this pint, I thee wed: Two Milwaukee breweries will marry couples on Valentine's Day," 21 Jan. 2020 The 24-year-old appeared ready for Christmas morning in her red buffalo plaid cotton bralette and matching high-waisted lounge joggers. Claudia Harmata, PEOPLE.com, "Kendall Jenner Shows Off Plaid Christmas-Themed Bra and Pants Set at Calvin Klein Pajama Party," 12 Dec. 2019 Then an artist, Amber Bradshaw, paints the handles, sometimes with a sunrise or buffalo plaid. Bill Bowden, Arkansas Online, "Repaired old axes get designer touch," 22 Dec. 2019 Kendall Jenner just wore our new favorite weekend look: buffalo plaid pajamas and a pair of combat boots. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Just Wore Pajamas with Combat Boots," 12 Dec. 2019 Howdy, Cowboys How to explain dudes’ sudden interest in buffalo plaids, cowboy boots, and Pendleton blankets? Emily Farra, Vogue, "6 Street Style Trends From the Fall 2019 Menswear Shows," 31 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of buffalo plaid

1979, in the meaning defined above

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19 Oct 2020

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“Buffalo plaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20plaid. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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