What is another word for tartan?

167 synonyms found


[ tˈɑːtən], [ tˈɑːtən], [ t_ˈɑː_t_ə_n]

Tartan, a patterned woolen cloth that is mostly associated with Scotland, has a plethora of synonyms that highlight the various interpretations of this textile. Plaid, the most commonly used synonym, refers to a pattern of interlocking stripes or checks. Gingham, a lightweight cotton, has a similar pattern but is commonly found in more muted colors. Houndstooth, on the other hand, is a more intricate pattern featuring jagged checks arranged in a V-shape. Tweed is a heavier woolen fabric that comes in various patterns, including tartan. Lastly, check, a broad term, can refer to any woven pattern made of intersecting lines. These synonyms emphasize the versatility and wide range of tartan textiles.

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How to use "Tartan" in context?

The tartan is a rare and distinctive style of cloth that is made of multiple patterns of coloured yarn twisted together. Tartans are most commonly found on kilts, but can also be found on skirts, Afros, and even as tablecloths and bedspreads.

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