Examples of corduroy in a Sentence
a jacket made of corduroy
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Those searching for a more modest take on the fabric should look to Mulberry, which showed a maxi skirt in corduroy.
Elizabeth Olsen in Louis Vuitton evokes Cybill Shepherd in The Last Picture Show, while Aaron Taylor-Johnson relives All the President’s Men in a wide-wale-corduroy suit by Prada.
You're compelled to touch the mounds of velvet, corduroy, feathers and chiffon.
Peruvian pima cotton twill and corduroy was a focus for our trouser styles.
Parisians admired his clothing—a chocolate-brown corduroy suit, a yellow shirt, a red scarf.
Growing up in small-town Illinois meant the hallways of my high school were basically a parade of navy blue corduroy.
Tougher, men’s wear fabrics and suiting have been omnipresent: at Etro, where Veronica Etro mixed tweed and corduroy, Tibetan silk and sherpa shearling, into a mélange meant for a self-selecting tribe.
There were ripped chain-mail leggings and wide-wale corduroy coats trimmed in rough-cut shearling; mesh minidresses and studded minidresses and minidresses pieced together from collages of leaves.
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Origin and Etymology of corduroy
First Known Use: circa 1791See Words from the same year
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Definition of corduroy for English Language Learners
: a strong cotton cloth with straight raised lines on it
corduroys : pants made of corduroy
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