Definition of foulard in English:


Line breaks: fou|lard
Pronunciation: /ˈfuːlɑː(d)


[mass noun]
  • 1A thin, soft material of silk or silk and cotton, typically having a printed pattern.
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    • There were also elements of sharp tailoring, accessorised with traditional silk foulard snaffle scarves, cashmere striped sweaters and plenty of bling with gilt accessories.
    • Montagut also features Hawaiian-inspired foulard prints and gingerbread-coloured summer leather, capturing the glamour of summer.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A tie or handkerchief made of foulard.
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    • The silver-haired Louis Nagan, token old queen, completed his outfit with a fabulous foulard and oversized heart-shaped brooch.
    • For example, the foulards are long and narrow so they suit the taste of Americans.
    • The Italian suppliers may help anybody to solve any kind of special need, now offering even single outstanding foulards produced by ink-jet printing.


mid 19th century: from French, of unknown origin.

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