kick pleat


Definition of kick pleat

: a short inverted pleat (such as at the bottom of a skirt) used to give breadth

Examples of kick pleat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mitered corners of the bedspread's inset border line up with the bedskirt's kick pleats. Norman Kolpas, ELLE Decor, 5 July 2012

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First Known Use of kick pleat

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kick pleat was in 1926

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“Kick pleat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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