Definition of Burberry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəːb(ə)ri/

noun (plural Burberries)

A kind of lightweight belted raincoat, typically beige in colour, with a distinctive tartan lining.
Example sentences
  • And well, Burberries are always a favourite among students.
  • Actually it's the fake Burberry that gets to me the most.
  • Oh yes, perhaps also a Burberry so as not to overly arouse the attention of local prudes and the police!


Early 20th century: from Burberrys Ltd, the name of the manufacturer.

Words that rhyme with Burberry


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