leatherette

noun, often attributive
leath·​er·​ette | \ ˌle-t͟hə-ˈret How to pronounce leatherette (audio) \

Definition of leatherette

: imitation leather

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Go for fabrics at least one millimeter thick; suede, velvet, leather and leatherette are stylish options for absorbing excess noise. Eustacia Huen, Twin Cities, "Can’t sleep? You probably need to make these changes.," 9 Aug. 2019 Users can choose between leatherette ear cups or cloth ones. Gieson Cacho, The Mercury News, "Review: Logitech G Pro X is a complete package for gamers," 22 Aug. 2019 Go for fabrics at least one millimeter thick; suede, velvet, leather and leatherette are stylish options for absorbing excess noise. Eustacia Huen, Twin Cities, "Can’t sleep? You probably need to make these changes.," 9 Aug. 2019 Go for fabrics at least one millimeter thick; suede, velvet, leather and leatherette are stylish options for absorbing excess noise. Eustacia Huen, Twin Cities, "Can’t sleep? You probably need to make these changes.," 9 Aug. 2019 Go for fabrics at least one millimeter thick; suede, velvet, leather and leatherette are stylish options for absorbing excess noise. Eustacia Huen, Twin Cities, "Can’t sleep? You probably need to make these changes.," 9 Aug. 2019 Go for fabrics at least one millimeter thick; suede, velvet, leather and leatherette are stylish options for absorbing excess noise. Eustacia Huen, Washington Post, "How to create a sleep-friendly bedroom," 7 Aug. 2019 And even the base and Preferred models get leatherette, not fabric. (james Halfacre), San Diego Union-Tribune, "2019 Mazda3: elevated design, distinct character," 8 June 2019 Standard furnishings are black leatherette/microfiber upholstery combined with piano-black and aluminum trim. Steve Siler, Car and Driver, "2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 Sedan, Coupe, and Cabriolet," 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of leatherette

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leatherette

from Leatherette, a trademark

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