Definition of velveteen in English:


Syllabification: vel·vet·een
Pronunciation: /ˈvelvəˌtēn, ˌvelvəˈtēn


1A cotton fabric with a pile resembling velvet.
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  • 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.

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