I. noun Etymology: Middle French peluche Date: 1594 a fabric with an even pile longer and less dense than velvet pile II. adjective Date: circa 1645 1. relating to, resembling, or made of plush 2. a. notably luxurious b. rich, full <
the plush sound of his saxophone playing
a plush, ripe wine
plushly adverbplushness noun

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  • Plush — (from French fr. peluche ) is a textile having a cut nap or pile the same as fustian or velvet. Originally the pile of plush consisted of mohair or worsted yarn, but now silk by itself or with a cotton backing is used for plush, the distinction… …   Wikipedia

  • Plush — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Plush» Sencillo de Stone Temple Pilots del álbum Core Publicación 1993 Grabado 1992 …   Wikipedia Español

  • plush — plush; plush·i·ly; plush·ly; …   English syllables

  • plush — [plush] n. [Fr pluche < peluche < OFr peluchier, to pluck < VL * piluccare: see PLUCK] a fabric with a soft, thick, deep pile adj. 1. of or made of plush 2. Informal luxurious, as in furnishings …   English World dictionary

  • Plush — Plush, n. [F. pluche, peluche (cf. It. peluzzo), fr. L. pilus hair. See {pile} hair, and cf. {Peruke}.] A textile fabric with a nap or shag on one side, longer and softer than the nap of velvet. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plush — Single par Stone Temple Pilots extrait de l’album Core Sortie 1993 Enregistrement 1992 Durée 5:13 Genre Grunge …   Wikipédia en Français

  • plush — [adj] luxurious, rich costly, deluxe, elegant, lavish, luscious, lush, luxury, opulent, palatial, ritzy, silken, sumptuous; concepts 334,589 Ant. barren, destitute, poor …   New thesaurus

  • plush — ► NOUN ▪ a rich fabric of silk, cotton, or wool, with a long, soft nap. ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ expensively luxurious. DERIVATIVES plushy adjective. ORIGIN obsolete French pluche, from Latin pilus hair …   English terms dictionary

  • plush — {{11}}plush (adj.) swank, luxurious, 1927, from PLUSH (Cf. plush) (n.). Plushy in this sense is recorded from 1923. Related: Plushness. {{12}}plush (n.) soft fabric, 1590s, from M.Fr. pluche shag, plush, contraction of peluche hairy fabric, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • plush — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pile, nap, hair; plushette; velvet, fluff. See materials. adj., informal, plushy, nappy, velvety, piled, woolly; rich, luxurious, posh, swank[y], elegant, high toned. See softness, ostentation. Ant.,… …   English dictionary for students

  • plush — plush1 [ plʌʃ ] adjective 1. ) expensive, comfortable, and attractive: a plush apartment 2. ) made from or covered with a soft thick cloth similar to VELVET: a red plush carpet plush plush 2 [ plʌʃ ] noun uncount a soft thick cloth similar to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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