Definition of Austrian shade in English:

Austrian shade

Syllabification: Aus·tri·an shade
Pronunciation: /ˌôstrēən ˈSHād


  • A window shade made from fabric shirred in puffy frills or pleats, extending about a third of the way down a window.
    More example sentences
    • A very classic style, roman shades are the simpler cousins of Austrian shades and balloon shades.
    • Many people think Austrian shades are fussy and unruly, but in the right circumstances they can enhance a room.
    • Austrian Blinds or Austrian shades are in reality a curtain, and are made up as such.

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