Definition of cloqué in English:

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cloqué

Pronunciation: /klōˈkā/

noun

A fabric with an irregularly raised or embossed surface.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with cloqué

croquet

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Syllabification: clo·qué

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