Definition of Burberry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbərbərē/ Pronunciation: /-ˌberē/

noun (plural Burberries)

A kind of lightweight belted raincoat, typically beige in color, with a distinctive tartan lining.
Example sentences
  • And well, Burberries are always a favourite among students.
  • Actually it's the fake Burberry that gets to me the most.
  • Oh yes, perhaps also a Burberry so as not to overly arouse the attention of local prudes and the police!


Early 20th century: from Burberrys, the name of the manufacturer.

Words that rhyme with Burberry


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Syllabification: Bur·ber·ry

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