Definition of leatherette
: imitation leather
Recent Examples of leatherette from the Web
The Be Clear Collection will soon add a transparent phone pouch with a cross-body leatherette strap; more see-through siblings are in the works.
The interior plastic on the test SE Premium van had a nice texture and overall appearance, and no one would guess that the third-row seats were covered in leatherette, rather than the real leather that was on the first two rows of seats.
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Origin and Etymology of leatherette
from Leatherette, a trademark
First Known Use: circa 1879See Words from the same year
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