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velveteen

Line breaks: vel¦vet|een
Pronunciation: /ˌvɛlvɪˈtiːn
 
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Definition of velveteen in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A cotton fabric with a pile resembling velvet: [as modifier]: velveteen ballet slippers [count noun]: choose from floral satins, taffetas, and velveteens
More example sentences
  • Textures included silk velvets, velveteen and devorés, and satins.
  • There behind the checkbook and bank statements was a heavier object wrapped in velveteen fabric.
  • The cloak is worth £800 because of the silk velveteen.
1.1 (velveteens) dated Trousers made of velveteen: a thickset railway porter in capacious velveteens

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