Definition of soutache in English:


Line breaks: sou|tache
Pronunciation: /suːˈtaʃ


  • A narrow, flat ornamental braid used to trim garments.
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    • All braids and soutaches are made of pre-shrunk polyester to eliminate bleeding and puckering under normal specified care.
    • Choose from our extensive collection of soutaches, crystal beading, and tassel or silk fringe for the finishing touches.
    • They have been seen both with and without soutaches.


mid 19th century: from French, from Hungarian sujtás.

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