noun[mass noun] • trademark , chiefly British
- A synthetic textile made from acrylic fibre and used for curtains and upholstery: [as modifier]: blue Dralon armchairsMore example sentences
- Tightly woven fabrics such as a cotton are durable, as are Dralon and chenille, but these may ‘shade’ and lose their shape more readily than other fabrics.
- Working in Australia last year, I discovered that in the southern hemisphere the shop sells food such as steak and washed salad, not cheap sweeties and Dralon.
- Dad was a clerk, Mum was a secretary, we had Dralon on our sofa.
1950s: on the pattern of nylon.