Definition of crushed velvet in English:

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crushed velvet

Pronunciation: /ˌkrəSHt ˈvelvət/


Velvet that has its nap pointing in different directions in irregular patches.
Example sentences
  • They are available in yellow, white, and multicolored stripes and come in silk, linen, crushed velvet, Egyptian cotton, cotton sateens, and even cashmere.
  • Touchy-feely fabrics such as fur, sheepskin, suede, crushed velvet and silk will dominate, in deep colours reflecting their opulent nature - aubergines, olives, purples and chocolates.
  • Materials like silver kid and alligator with velvet or crushed velvet linings add luxury touches to grown up footwear.

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Syllabification: crushed vel·vet

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