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plush

noun \ ˈpləsh \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of plush

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

Recent Examples of plush from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of plush

Middle French peluche


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plush

adjective

Definition of plush

1 : relating to, resembling, or made of plush
2 a : notably luxurious
b : 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

Recent Examples of plush from the Web

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First Known Use of plush

1615


PLUSH Defined for English Language Learners

plush

noun

Definition of plush for English Language Learners

  • : a thick, soft fabric


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

adjective \ ˈpləsh \

Definition of plush for Students

plusher; plushest
1 : made of a thick soft fabric
2 : very rich and fine
  • a plush hotel

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plush

noun

Definition of plush for Students

: a fabric like a very thick soft velvet


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