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plush

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noun \ˈpləsh\

Definition of plush

  1. :  a fabric with an even pile longer and less dense than velvet pile

Origin and Etymology of plush

Medieval French peluche


First Known Use: 1594


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plush

adjective

Definition of plush

  1. 1 :  relating to, resembling, or made of plush

  2. 2a :  notably luxuriousb :  rich, full the plush sound of his saxophone playing a plush, ripe wine

plushly

adverb

plushness

noun

Examples of plush in a sentence

  1. The hotel accommodations were plush.

  2. <a particularly plush and buttery chardonnay>

1615

First Known Use of plush

1615


PLUSH Defined for English Language Learners

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plush

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noun \ˈpləsh\

Definition of plush for English Language Learners

  • : a thick, soft fabric


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plush

adjective

Definition of plush for English Language Learners

  • : made of a thick, soft fabric

  • : thick and soft

  • : very fancy and usually expensive


PLUSH Defined for Kids

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plush

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adjective \ˈpləsh\

Definition of plush for Students

plusher

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plushest

  1. 1 :  made of a thick soft fabric

  2. 2 :  very rich and fine a plush hotel


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plush

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noun

Definition of plush for Students

  1. :  a fabric like a very thick soft velvet



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