seersucker

noun
seer·​suck·​er | \ ˈsir-ˌsə-kər How to pronounce seersucker (audio) \

Definition of seersucker

: a light fabric of linen, cotton, or rayon usually striped and slightly puckered

Examples of seersucker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bourbon was flowing again Saturday, cigar smoke curled in the air on a cloudy and unusually cool day, and fans strutted in their huge hats, floral-print dresses and seersucker suits. Beth Harris, ajc, 8 May 2022 The bourbon was flowing again Saturday, cigar smoke curled in the air on a cloudy and unusually cool day, and fans strutted in their huge hats, floral-print dresses and seersucker suits. Beth Harris, Anchorage Daily News, 8 May 2022 At the very least this year should feature the spectrum of women in big hats and fascinators and men in seersucker suits, sipping bourbon and mint juleps as cigar smoke wafts through the air. CBS News, 6 May 2022 At the very least this year should feature the spectrum of women in big hats and fascinators and men in seersucker suits, sipping bourbon and mint juleps as cigar smoke wafts through the air. oregonlive, 2 May 2022 Rosabel swimsuit — in a summery daffodil plaid seersucker fabric — looks at home on the beach and poolside picnics. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Apr. 2022 Delightfully cool and comfy, the designer’s Puckered Shirtdress is made from 100 percent organic linen with a seersucker-like look. Celia Shatzman, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Apr. 2022 Children in seersucker suits, church dresses and all manner of gender-neutral Easter best will squeal with glee. Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2022 And this spring, Mueser plans to release a similar patchwork jacket cut from green or navy tonal seersucker. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 10 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of seersucker

1722, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seersucker

Hindi śīr-śakkar, sīr-sakkar & Urdu shīrshakar, literally, milk and sugar, from Persian shīr-o-shakar

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The first known use of seersucker was in 1722

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Last Updated

20 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Seersucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seersucker. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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