polka dot

noun pol·ka dot \ ˈpō-kə-ˌdät \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of polka dot

: a dot in a pattern of regularly distributed dots in textile design

polka-dot

or polka-dotted play \ˈpō-kə-ˌdä-təd\ adjective

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First Known Use of polka dot

1857


POLKA DOT Defined for English Language Learners

polka dot

noun

Definition of polka dot for English Language Learners

  • : one of a series of dots that make a pattern especially on fabric or clothing


POLKA DOT Defined for Kids

polka dot

noun pol·ka dot \ ˈpō-kə- \

Definition of polka dot for Students

: a dot in a pattern of evenly spaced dots (as on fabric)


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