Definition of Austrian shade in English:

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Austrian shade

Pronunciation: /ˌôstrēən ˈSHād/

noun

A window shade made from fabric shirred in puffy frills or pleats.
Example sentences
  • A very classic style, roman shades are the simpler cousins of Austrian shades and balloon shades.
  • Many people think Austrian shades are fussy and unruly, but in the right circumstances they can enhance a room.
  • Austrian Blinds or Austrian shades are in reality a curtain, and are made up as such.

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Syllabification: Aus·tri·an shade

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