Meaning of Austrian blind in English:

Austrian blind



  • A blind made from ruched fabric, which extends about a third of the way down a window.

    ‘An Austrian blind, such as that in the photo to the right, can be raised and lowered using a pull-cord.’
    • ‘They are softer than Roman blinds but more tailored than Austrian blinds with the fullness coming from inverted pleats.’
    • ‘The style of the Austrian blinds is cloudlike with its puffy, billowy look.’
    • ‘The Austrian blinds are the most decorative of the three styles.’
    • ‘The Austrian blind uses much more material, so that even when the shade is lowered to cover the window, there are scalloped folds covering the full length of the blind.’
    screen, shade, louvre, awning, canopy, sunshade, curtain, shutter, cover, covering, protection