Definition of houndstooth in English:

houndstooth

Line breaks: hounds|tooth
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊn(d)ztuːθ
 
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noun

  • A large check pattern with notched corners suggestive of a canine tooth, typically used in cloth for jackets and suits: [as modifier]: a houndstooth jacket
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    • He usually wore a houndstooth jacket and a thin tie.
    • Different fabrics and textures, such as tweed with satin, fur trim with wool flannel or bold stripes and a small houndstooth pattern, will satisfy your eclectic character.
    • The men there are in bolder than bold houndstooths and outsize checks that, even though they are being modelled by a boy from Adrossan, wouldn't be worn on a night out on the Clyde coast.

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