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corduroy
American English: /ˈkɔrdəˌrɔɪ/
British English: /ˈkɔːdərɔɪ/
, /ˈkɔːdjʊrɔɪ/

Translation of corduroy in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (fabric)
    Example sentences
    • Whether it's cotton, corduroy (thin or thick ridges) or velour, a blazer will help you blaze any trail with the utmost of style.
    • Any fabric works for this delightful treat: denim, corduroy, cotton, or if you are feeling slightly daring, some PVC or leather.
    • Scraps of cloth were saved up for quilting - any sort of cotton, corduroy, knit or synthetic fabric was free.
    1.2
    also: corduroys plural
    (Clothing)
    pantalones (masculine plural) de pana ( or corderoy etc)
    Example sentences
    • A wool or cotton crewneck or V-neck sweater, with your favorite jeans, corduroys or fitted five-pocket pants.
    • Unless you're going to work, do not wear a button-down shirt tucked into your corduroys.
    • Make sure to select a shirt that matches at least several jeans, corduroys or Dockers of yours.

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