plush


plush
a) very extravagant
b) very expensive, or appearing expensive
2. noun
a) A textile fabric with a nap or shag on one side, longer and softer than the nap of velvet.

plush animal

b) a type of child’s toy, filled with soft material, usually an animal

That night the Boy slept in a different bedroom, and he had a new bunny to sleep with him. It was a splendid bunny, all white plush with real glass eyes, but the Boy was too excited to care very much about it.


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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|y — «PLUHSH ee», adjective, plush|i|er, plush|i|est. 1. of or like plush: »a plushy lawn. 2. Informal. luxurious; …   Useful english dictionary

  • plush´ly — plush «pluhsh», noun, adjective. –n. a fabric, such as silk, cotton, wool, or rayon, like velvet but thicker and softer. –adj. Informal. luxurious; expensive: »plush surroundings. ╂[< French pluche, short for peluche (literally) hairy fabric… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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


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