plush

noun
\ ˈpləsh How to pronounce plush (audio) \

Definition of plush

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

plush

adjective

Definition of plush (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : relating to, resembling, or made of plush
2a : notably luxurious
b : rich, full the plush sound of his saxophone playing a plush, ripe wine

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Other Words from plush

Adjective

plushly adverb
plushness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for plush

Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of plush in a Sentence

Adjective The hotel accommodations were plush. a particularly plush and buttery chardonnay
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Elsewhere, the sundeck sports plush sofas and a bar while the huge 654-square-foot forward deck is equipped with an infinity pool and sunbathing space. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 June 2021 Your dog will need to use her paws, snout, and mind to wiggle these squeaky, plush chipmunks out of their log. Hannah Harper, Health.com, 14 May 2021 With mesh panels, removable plush bedding, and a retractable privacy screen, the roomy carrier will ensure your pet feels comfortable no matter where you’re headed. Travel + Leisure, 31 Mar. 2021 Established in 2001, the Los Angeles shop features products from around the world, notably Asian pop culture products, including fun housewares, gifts, stationeries, t-shirts, comics, plush, and toy figures. Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, 23 Mar. 2021 Behind The Dugout, the Legends Club features plush recliners, while the Champions Club has long booth-style seating for larger groups. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 For the one who loves cartoon cats: Cupid Pusheen Beloved cartoon cat Pusheen busts out the angel wings and transforms into an adorable cupid plush perfect for gifting. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, 21 Jan. 2021 Stuff the six plush, squeaky squirrels inside the trunk for the dog to ferret out. Matt Jancer, Wired, 25 Apr. 2021 The tail teaser, which earned a 4.6-star average rating from almost 4,800 shoppers on Chewy, also comes with two faux fur plush toys that squeak and rattle. Kala Herh, NBC News, 11 Apr. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective On the palate, this is plush and ripe yet with an underlying sense of sage and forest floor, all carried by sappy tannins framing tongue-coating flavors of cherry liqueur, cassis, licorice, pencil led, and cigar humidor. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 3 June 2021 Despite the rugged outside, the Outback is plush inside. Clifford Atiyeh, Car and Driver, 29 May 2021 One was an animated interstitial that aired on Adult Swim; another was a successful Kickstarter campaign to make plush toys of Question Hound. Washington Post, 18 May 2021 On the main floor of the home, guests will find a massive open-plan living area with plush leather sofas, and a dining table that can fit everyone, both of which look out to the grounds thanks to a massive picture window across one wall. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2021 This sale is a perfect opportunity to upgrade your bed with a new sheet bundle or seasonally appropriate comforter, or take bathtime up a notch with a set of plush towels. Chelsea Stone, CNN Underscored, 18 Nov. 2020 The popular online bedding brand that's known for its cozy cotton and soft linen sheets as well as plush towels, is back with another collection that's sure to keep diehard fans satisfied. Monique Valeris, Good Housekeeping, 3 Sep. 2020 In one closet was a plush robe, slippers and custom flip flops which said The Loren (mine to take home), The resort also offers one, two and three-bedroom suites as well as a private residence complete with pool, private chef and butler. Margie Goldsmith, Forbes, 12 May 2021 At the site of a gravestone for two brothers who died back in the 1880s — both under the age of 10 — someone had left a plush elephant toy and a colorful plastic windmill. New York Times, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of plush

Noun

1594, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for plush

Noun

Middle French peluche

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8 Jun 2021

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“Plush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plush. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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More Definitions for plush

plush

noun

English Language Learners Definition of plush

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a thick, soft fabric

plush

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of plush (Entry 2 of 2)

: made of a thick, soft fabric
: thick and soft
: very fancy and usually expensive

plush

adjective
\ ˈpləsh How to pronounce plush (audio) \
plusher; plushest

Kids Definition of plush

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : made of a thick soft fabric
2 : very rich and fine a plush hotel

plush

noun

Kids Definition of plush (Entry 2 of 2)

: a fabric like a very thick soft velvet

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