Definition of seersucker in English:
A printed cotton or synthetic fabric that has a surface consisting of puckered and flat sections, typically in a striped pattern.
- Key fabrics for spring include seersucker, ticking stripes and prints, as well as suede and leather, which are still very prevalent.
- Linen, seersucker and straw are to be worn in the summer only.
- They sell both seersucker and linen and to someone used to a Brooks Brothers' level of fit and finish, it's garbage.
early 18th century: from Persian šir o šakar, literally 'milk and sugar', (by transference) 'striped cotton garment'.
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