Definition of pleather in English:

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pleather

Pronunciation: /ˈplɛðə/

noun

[mass noun]
Imitation leather made from polyurethane.
Example sentences
  • Because of its greater reliability in dying, color nuances and prints, some designers find that they have more stylistic versatility with pleather than leather.
  • It is often thought of and described as a young-age leather, but pleather is not bound to the size or age quota that fashions frequently adhere to.
  • It was made out of leather, or possibly pleather, tight pants and a halter-top.

Origin

1980s: blend of polyurethane and leather.

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