pleather

noun
pleath·​er | \ ˈple-t͟hər How to pronounce pleather (audio) \

Definition of pleather

: a plastic fabric made to look like leather

Examples of pleather in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With sleek details, like puff sleeves, drawstring waists, and cool pleather sheens, these pieces feel billionaire-level chic, even though nothing costs more than $100. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kendall and Kylie Jenner Dropped An Amazon Collection and Every Item Comes With a Free Face Mask," 19 Oct. 2020 The headboard behind him was white pleather and attached to the wall. Lorrie Moore, The New Yorker, "Face Time," 21 Sep. 2020 The instrument panel’s pleather and piano black trim lend the interior an upscale feel, but the C-HR’s styling make the rear seat feel claustrophobic. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Bargain boxes: 2020’s most affordable new CUVs," 22 Aug. 2020 In this course, students will learn how to sneak out with tiny hors d’œuvres lining every inch of their pleather jackets. Briana Haynie, The New Yorker, "Subjects I Wish My High School Had Offered to Prepare Me for Adulthood," 6 June 2020 Instead of pleather recliners, drill presses and a miter saw. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Science, "Meet the dads who can’t quit pinewood derby racing—even after their kids are over it," 3 June 2020 Gone are the red paint, dark carpeting and pleather banquettes. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "3 new metro Phoenix restaurants to try in March for hot pot, Jamaican food and barbecue," 9 Mar. 2020 Gone are the red paint, dark carpeting and pleather banquettes. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "3 new metro Phoenix restaurants to try in March for hot pot, Jamaican food and barbecue," 9 Mar. 2020 Gone are the red paint, dark carpeting and pleather banquettes. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "3 new metro Phoenix restaurants to try in March for hot pot, Jamaican food and barbecue," 9 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of pleather

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pleather

blend of plastic and leather

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The first known use of pleather was in 1982

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“Pleather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleather. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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