from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cotton pile fabric resembling velvet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cotton fabric with a short pile, resembling velvet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cloth, usually cotton, made in imitation of velvet; cotton velvet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of fustian made of twilled cotton, with a pile of the same material.
- n. A kind of velvet made of silk and cotton mixed throughout the fabric. This material has been greatly improved, and almost equals silk velvet in beauty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet
And as I spoke of his longing I turned my eyes away from her, because she was sitting on a sofa, upholstered in velveteen of a sickish green,
"Fool of a dog, that," said the man in velveteen; "can't keep quiet.
The illustration shows this method of applying the velveteen which is first stitched to the lining and turned with the edge.
Jane had practically buried herself in ruffles and frills and lace, and layers and layers of shiny taffetas, silk-embroidered net, heavy velveteen.
A black tank top with spaghetti straps paired with a velveteen black hoodie served as my top.
The items include Madoff's black velveteen slippers, embroidered in gold with "BLM," a Steinway piano and his wife Ruth's 10. 5-carat diamond ring.
Whether discussing sewer scavengers or dustmen, beggars or prostitutes, he would begin by carefully noting their physical appearance and often idiosyncratic garb: The rat-catcher's dress is usually a velveteen jacket, strong corduroy trousers, and laced boots.
Getting a man to wear test a velveteen tote bag is like pulling teeth …
"But he's so cute," she says as she strokes Mr. Humphries' velveteen ears.
Golda Poretsky settles herself on the plush red-velveteen sofa and places her tarot cards on the table.