Definition of seersucker
: a light fabric of linen, cotton, or rayon usually striped and slightly puckered
Recent Examples of seersucker from the Web
Sohrab Jumpsuit, $125.30 ($279); clubmonaco.com Shirting is huge this season and this seersucker off-the-shoulder top is a nautical take on the trend.
The new three-floor museum is lush with murals, including one with a proo, a nerkle, a nerd and a seersucker, too.
And no-socks looks best with lightweight suits in summer linens and seersucker.
Both would look excellent paired with a pair of flat-front khaki shorts ($22.94) or with this seersucker-look pair ($29.94).
At 70, the beyond-charming bard of the beach looked like a million bucks in a white seersucker shirt, shorts and, naturally, flip-flops.
But for those who adhere to style rules yet bend a bit for the climate, there's always the opportunity to debut their seersucker best at Sippin' in Seersucker, presented by Ogden Museum of Southern Art and The Shops at Canal Place.
Summer wedding invites send me to the back of my closet to pull out my summer wedding attire: navy blazer, blue seersucker trousers, button-down shirt, striped tie, straw boater and boat shoes.
Fancy hats, mint juleps, seersucker suits, and thoroughbreds were the main attraction at the annual Amy's Angels Kentucky Derby Party, at the Farmington Polo Grounds.
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Origin and Etymology of seersucker
Hindi śīr-śakkar, sīr-sakkar & Urdu shīrshakar, literally, milk and sugar, from Persian shīr-o-shakar
First Known Use: 1722See Words from the same year
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Definition of seersucker for English Language Learners
: a light type of cloth that has an uneven surface and a pattern of lines
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