Definition of pleather
: a plastic fabric made to look like leather
Recent Examples of pleather from the Web
A replica pleather All-Star baseball can be had for just $10.
Natural fibers breathe, manmade ones won't. Don't make the mistake of sporting anything leather, pleather, polyester, Lycra or spandex.
Coulee, in a pixie ice-blue wig and neck to thigh-high-boot pleather, danced circles around Velour.
Holland is an alum of Billy Elliot on London's West End and puts his dance training to incredibly good use, with body rolls, flips and death drops galore, all the while wearing an A+ wig, pleather lingerie and fishnets.
Sony’s chunky consumer-grade digicam said, her hand pecking around in her pleather handbag for a hanky.
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Origin and Etymology of pleather
blend of plastic and leather
First Known Use: 1982See Words from the same year
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