paisley

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adjective, often capitalized pais·ley \ˈpāz-lē\

Definition of paisley

  1. 1 :  made typically of soft wool and woven or printed with colorful curved abstract figures

  2. 2 :  marked by designs, patterns, or figures typically used in paisley fabrics a paisley print

paisley

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Examples of paisley in a sentence

  1. The wallpaper is a paisley print.

Origin and Etymology of paisley

Paisley, Scotland


First Known Use: 1790


Paisley

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geographical name Pais·ley \ˈpāz-lē\

Definition of Paisley

  1. burgh in southwestern Scotland west of Glasgow population 77,000


PAISLEY Defined for English Language Learners

paisley

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adjective, often capitalized pais·ley \ˈpāz-lē\

Definition of paisley for English Language Learners

  • : covered in a pattern made up of colorful curved shapes



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