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corduroy

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noun cor·du·roy \ˈkȯr-də-ˌrȯi\

Definition of corduroy

plural

corduroys

  1. 1a corduroys plural :  trousers of corduroy fabricb :  a durable usually cotton pile fabric with vertical ribs or wales

  2. 2 :  logs laid side by side transversely to make a road surface

Examples of corduroy in a Sentence

  1. a jacket made of corduroy

Origin and Etymology of corduroy

origin unknown

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corduroy

verb cor·du·roy

Definition of corduroy

corduroyed

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corduroying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to build (a road) of logs laid side by side transversely; also :  to build a corduroy road across

First Known Use of corduroy

1854

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CORDUROY Defined for English Language Learners

corduroy

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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


CORDUROY Defined for Kids

corduroy

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noun cor·du·roy \ˈkȯr-də-ˌrȯi\

Definition of corduroy for Students

  1. 1 :  a heavy ribbed usually cotton cloth

  2. 2 corduroys plural :  trousers made of a heavy ribbed cloth



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