Definition of suede
1 : leather with a napped surface
2 : a fabric finished with a nap to simulate suede
Recent Examples of suede from the Web
An industrial-looking scissor-lift-esque console from Kittles with a '70s stereo pairs with a massive TV mounted over a taupe suede couch from a past relationship — all under a sleek, bladeless chrome ceiling fan.
Customers can chose from 31 leather colors, and eight in suede-like Alcantara, but a special request — say, matching your seats to that favorite belt — isn’t considered an imposition.
Indulge in a lavish interior swathed in faux suede and nappa leather and outfitted with cutting-edge tech such as a digitized dashboard and a Burmester superstereo.
Whether your shoes are leather, canvas, or suede, SCTs assess the damage and recommend a treatment.
A gray suede wingtip atop a yellow Nike Lunar sole, the shoes were the perfect mix of sporty and sophisticated.
Seated beneath the TV was Leznik, a sweet-natured Angeleno in jeans and blue-suede sneakers.
Photos by Lee Harrelson | Wardrobe styling by Mary Bet Wetzel | Assisted by Lynn Muggeo Elevate your look by mixing luxe materials, like leather and suede, for an edgy outfit worthy of the big city.
Fabric wall: A 77-foot wall lined with fabric options organized by color, including reds like ruby-red suede and sunset-pebble weave and blues like sapphire velvet and ocean sateen. 4.
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Origin and Etymology of suede
French gants de Suède Swedish gloves
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
Definition of suede
: to give a suede finish or nap to (a fabric or leather)
: to give cloth or leather a suede finish
SUEDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suede for English Language Learners
: soft leather that has been rubbed on one side to make a surface that looks and feels like velvet
SUEDE Defined for Kids
Definition of suede for Students
: leather tanned and rubbed so that it is soft and has a nap
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