buffalo plaid


Definition of buffalo plaid 

: a broad checkered plaid pattern usually of two colors

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There was a great dark, rich, brown leather with really beautiful buffalo plaid in there. Christine Flammia, Esquire, "Kevin Love Wants to Design Your Next Suit," 14 Feb. 2018 Celebrities *may* wear something fancy-ish like a black top (whoaaaa) and jeans to their premiere party, but seriously everyone is just vibin' in that buffalo plaid. Samantha Leal, Marie Claire, "9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Sundance," 27 Jan. 2016

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First Known Use of buffalo plaid

1979, in the meaning defined above

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