Recent Examples of velour from the Web
On a scorching July morning, Tangana is seated on a gray velour couch inside New York City’s Stewart Hotel’s swanky lobby.
Not long before that, Rihanna elevated her powder-blue velour tracksuit with a pair of slick white boots of her own, only hers came with a spiked stiletto primed for a bad gal stance.
Meticulously decorated, the encampment of half a dozen people looked like the showroom of a furniture store, complete with a comfy red velour armchair.
Many trees wear a thick coating of moss — often sprouting a symbiotic plumage of ferns — that gives the whole woods a look of being upholstered in soft velour.
Maybe an unstructured velour tuxedo for her, cashmere for him, black skinny jeans, v-neck tees, some Gucci slides.
On the stage, Leon, in an ochre velour Opening Ceremony polo and forest-green pants, consulted with the ballerina Tiler Peck (no relation to Justin) about her costume.
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Origin and Etymology of velour
First Known Use: 1794See Words from the same year
VELOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of velour for English Language Learners
: a type of cloth that resembles velvet
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