Definition of velveteen
1 : a clothing fabric usually of cotton in twill or plain weaves made with a short close weft pile in imitation of velvet
2 velveteens plural : clothes made of velveteen
Examples of velveteen in a Sentence
a dress made from velveteen
Recent Examples of velveteen from the Web
At 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, a 15-deep line of people was already waiting to order pastrami and French dip sandwiches at Sam’s, a 7,000-square-foot yet cozy spot lined with brick, wood paneling and red velveteen wallpaper.
A little velveteen number could bring a tear to the parental eye even on the 100th reading.
Wrapping bonus: Each one comes with a velveteen sheath and a fabric dust bag.
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VELVETEEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of velveteen for English Language Learners
: a fabric usually of cotton that resembles velvet
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