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Pronunciation: /ʌpˈhəʊlstər; ʌpˈhəʊlstə(r)/

Translation of upholster in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [chair/sofa] tapizar* well-upholstered [humorous/humorístico] rellenito [humorous/humorístico], metidito en carnes [humorous/humorístico]
    Example sentences
    • Consider replacing upholstered sofas and chairs with furniture made of leather, wood, metal or plastic.
    • Fitted carpets, heavy drapes, upholstered furniture - even soft toys - promote dust accumulation and the breeding of dust mites.
    • Gold's company makes and sells high-end casual upholstered furniture, especially chairs and sofas, as well as cushions.

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