Definition of cloqué in English:


Syllabification: clo·qué
Pronunciation: /klōˈkā


  • A fabric with an irregularly raised or embossed surface.
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    • A process is disclosed for producing cloqué or undulating effects on the surfaces of textile fabrics made from synthetics.
    • This jacket beautifully complements the pencil skirt in the same rich black on black cloqué.


French, literally 'blistered'. It was first recorded (1920s) in the anglicized form cloky; use of the French form dates from the 1950s.

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