chambray

noun
cham·​bray | \ ˈsham-ˌbrā How to pronounce chambray (audio) , -brē \

Definition of chambray

: a lightweight clothing fabric with colored warp and white filling yarns

Examples of chambray in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eikei’s stonewashed 100% cotton chambray duvet set has won over fans with its linen-like fabric, dusky colorways, and economical price (duvet cover and pillow shams for less than $100!). Cara Lynn Shultz, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Everyone needs a classic button-down shirt for meetings, virtual or otherwise, and this blue chambray one from Bonobos is a perfect fit. Sarah Boyd, Forbes, 10 June 2021 Eikei’s stonewashed 100% cotton chambray duvet set has won over fans with its linen-like fabric, dusky colorways, and economical price (duvet cover and pillow shams for less than $100!). Cara Lynn Shultz, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Choose from navy pinstripe, a teal chambray, or a hot pink weave. Bon Appétit, 5 Aug. 2021 Eikei’s stonewashed 100% cotton chambray duvet set has won over fans with its linen-like fabric, dusky colorways, and economical price (duvet cover and pillow shams for less than $100!). Cara Lynn Shultz, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Eikei’s stonewashed 100% cotton chambray duvet set has won over fans with its linen-like fabric, dusky colorways, and economical price (duvet cover and pillow shams for less than $100!). Cara Lynn Shultz, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Eikei’s stonewashed 100% cotton chambray duvet set has won over fans with its linen-like fabric, dusky colorways, and economical price (duvet cover and pillow shams for less than $100!). Cara Lynn Shultz, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Eikei’s stonewashed 100% cotton chambray duvet set has won over fans with its linen-like fabric, dusky colorways, and economical price (duvet cover and pillow shams for less than $100!). Cara Lynn Shultz, Forbes, 21 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of chambray

1787, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chambray

irregular from Cambrai, France

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“Chambray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chambray. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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