\ 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



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

Other Words from plush


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 Your pup's favorite green dinosaur plush toy could appear yellowish to them. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 8 July 2022 For your cat, there's this teaser toy that features Mary from Hocus Pocus with a vacuum in hand, as well as this set of three plush toys featuring Thackery Binx, Billy Butcherson, and a cauldron teeming with green potion. Sarah Toscano,, 19 Aug. 2021 Measuring at 700 feet tall, Spaceship Neptune's capsule will feature plush seating, 360-degree panoramic windows, WiFi access and other amenities. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 23 June 2021 With its plush conversational seating out front and its quick-stepping staff inside, Newsome Harlow is accommodating and provocative., 21 Jan. 2020 The Casper Foam Pillow with Snow Technology is our pick for the best memory foam pillow because of its high-quality texture and plush firmness that's optimal for side sleepers. Tanya Edwards, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 June 2022 Once ready to tuck into their bed’s plush Frette linens, guests can lull themselves into a deep and restful slumber with the help of La Quinta’s partnership with mindfulness app, Breathwrk. Yola Robert, Forbes, 26 May 2022 Featuring a sleek design and a comfy performance fit, runners will experience a plush feel with every step. Ni'kesia Pannell, Woman's Day, 6 May 2022 Made of natural latex and wool, the eco-friendly mattress packs individually wrapped coils that give it a bouncy and plush feel. Brenda Stolyar, Wired, 20 Jan. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective From a plush robe by Soho Home to a quality razor, these gifts will leave him feeling great and looking even better. Ian Malone, Vogue, 1 June 2022 Nestled atop a canyon rim, this glamping site offers accessibility to sightseeing, as well as an arsenal of luxurious amenities—plush beds, wood-burning stoves, en suite bathrooms, to name a few—that can accommodate families of up to six. Sunset Magazine, 16 May 2022 Rocky Mountain roots, the 216 guest rooms and suites feature warm finishes, clean lines, and sleek, but comfortable furnishings like plush beds dressed in crisp Sferra linens. Katie Chang, Forbes, 14 May 2022 The resort is home to all the comforts the discerning traveler could want: a long pool lined with plush sun beds, seven private villas with stylish living quarters and outdoor soaking tubs, a skilled on-site chef who caters to every craving. Nina Ruggiero, Travel + Leisure, 1 Dec. 2021 To that end, the 51 rooms at the property include plush beds, present-day interiors, and mountain-style furnishings. Mia Taylor, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Oct. 2021 Among perks are pooch-friendly rooms with plush oversize dog beds, casitas with walled outdoor spaces, hiking and jogging trails and 45 acres of lawns and landscaped area to roam. Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep. 2021 Pawlak adds that the chairs on each side of the cobalt blue ceramic drum are rockers on swivel bases, and all the cushions are extra plush and thick — providing super-comfy seating. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 14 July 2022 However, our tester also noted that while these towels are very plush and absorbent, the material is not the softest. Alyssa Brascia,, 11 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of plush


1594, in the meaning defined above


1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for plush


Middle French peluche

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More Definitions for plush


\ 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



Kids Definition of plush (Entry 2 of 2)

: a fabric like a very thick soft velvet

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