Definition of suede in English:

suede

Syllabification: suede
Pronunciation: /swād
 
/

noun

  • Leather with the flesh side rubbed to make a velvety nap.
    More example sentences
    • She uses different types of leather like ostrich, nappa, suede and printed leather.
    • There are details of how they used rugged materials such as glass, concrete and steel alongside velvet, suede and leather.
    • Shiny metallic gold, silver, bronze and platinum shades will be the strong colors of the season, in soft suede leather.

Origin

mid 17th century: from French (gants de) Suède '(gloves of) Sweden'.

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