buffalo plaid


: a broad checkered plaid pattern usually of two colors

Examples of buffalo plaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In one photo, the energetic kids hung upside down from each of their parent's arms, laughing in their matching buffalo plaid as the shot was captured. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 1 Apr. 2024 In the family photo session, Nicola and Harper wore matching red buffalo plaid pajamas and white tank tops while Brooklyn and David matched in a similar set of black pajama pants and white shirts. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 23 Dec. 2023 One exception is buffalo plaid, which looks very similar to gingham. Cori Sears, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Dec. 2023 This Snoopy buffalo plaid throw is perfect for cozying up to a re-watching of A Charlie Brown Christmas and is only $17. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 30 Nov. 2023 One side of the blanket has a festive and rustic buffalo plaid pattern while the other is covered in plush and toasty fleece. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 11 Dec. 2023 For fun accents, consider some throw pillows such as these winter snowflake throw pillow covers or rustic, farmhouse-style signs and decor with a cute buffalo plaid motif. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 30 Nov. 2023 From Fair Isle to buffalo plaid to beloved Disney characters in Santa hats, you’re bound to find something both your partner, kiddo, and, in some cases, even your pet will rock without complaint. Brigitt Earley, Glamour, 18 Oct. 2023 Better Homes and Gardens Buffalo Plaid Semi-Sheer Back Tab Curtain Panel Capture the charm of farmhouse style with curtains that feature buffalo plaid in subtle shades of gray or beige. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of buffalo plaid was in 1979

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“Buffalo plaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20plaid. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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