Definition of seersucker in English:

seersucker

Syllabification: seer·suck·er
Pronunciation: /ˈsi(ə)rˌsəkər
 
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noun

  • A printed cotton or synthetic fabric that has a surface consisting of puckered and flat sections, typically in a striped pattern.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

early 18th century: from Persian šir o šakar, literally 'milk and sugar', (by transference) 'striped cotton garment'.

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