What is another word for velveteen?

Pronunciation: [vˌɛlvɪtˈiːn] (IPA)

Velveteen is a soft and luxurious fabric that resembles velvet but is made from cotton. Some synonyms for velveteen include chenille, faux velvet, imitation velvet, velvet-like, plush, and pile. Chenille is a type of fabric that has a raised, tufted surface and is typically made from cotton or acrylic. Faux velvet or imitation velvet is a type of fabric that mimics the look and feel of real velvet but is typically made from synthetic materials such as polyester. Velvet-like, plush, and pile are all terms used to describe soft and fluffy fabrics that resemble velvet.

What are the hypernyms for Velveteen?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Velveteen?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Velveteen

One Saturday a little procession had started from Vere Street, consisting of Sally, in a state of giggling excitement, her fringe magnificent after a whole week of curling-papers, clad in a perfectly new velveteen dress of the colour known as electric blue; and Harry, rather nervous and ill at ease in the unaccustomed restraint of a collar; these two walked arm-in-arm, and were followed by Sally's mother and uncle, also arm-in-arm, and the procession was brought up by Harry's brother and a friend.
"Liza of Lambeth"
W. Somerset Maugham
She was arrayed in purple and fine linen-a very smart red dress, trimmed with velveteen, and a tremendous hat covered with feathers.
"Liza of Lambeth"
W. Somerset Maugham
Dressed in plum-colored velveteen, with short, gray hair, and a face that seemed permanently flushed with philanthropic enthusiasm, she was always in a hurry, and always in some disorder.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf

Famous quotes with Velveteen

  • Let the rabbit of free enterprise out of its velveteen bag and too many people would have to be fired, too much idiocy exposed to the light of judgment or ridicule, too much vanity sacrificed to the fires of efficiency. Such a catastrophe obviously would threaten the American way of life, to say nothing of the belief in free markets.
    Lewis H. Lapham

Related words: velveteen fabric, velveteen material, velveteen sheets, velveteen throw blanket, velveteen fabric blanket, velveteen sofa

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