Definition of polka dot in English:

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polka dot

Pronunciation: /ˈpō(l)kə dät/


One of a number of large round dots repeated to form a regular pattern on fabric: [as modifier]: a red and white polka-dot shirt
More example sentences
  • But as the former principal shuffled from the dock yesterday, wearing a white polka-dot blouse and three-quarter length grey wool wraparound, she looked a broken woman.
  • She stepped out from behind the wall revealing the purple polka-dot pajama bottoms and white tank top she was wearing.
  • Minutes later, a slightly paunchy, balding, middle aged man wearing blue tinted Granny glasses, jeans and a polka dot shirt, bounces into the room.



Example sentences
  • There are also rhinestone clusters, which come in four different colors, and playful polka-dotted clips for a less dressy look.
  • Jo had found the polka-dotted cloth in her pocket.
  • This trend is spearheaded by Fauchon, who made it the house specialty and came up with bright red, pink, orange or even polka-dotted éclairs, flavored with cherry, green tea, rose, passionfruit or blood orange.

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Syllabification: pol·ka dot

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