Meaning of crushed velvet in English:

crushed velvet


mass noun
  • Velvet which has its nap pointing in different directions in irregular patches.

    ‘They are available in yellow, white, and multicolored stripes and come in silk, linen, crushed velvet, Egyptian cotton, cotton sateens, and even cashmere.’
    • ‘Touchy-feely fabrics such as fur, sheepskin, suede, crushed velvet and silk will dominate, in deep colours reflecting their opulent nature - aubergines, olives, purples and chocolates.’
    • ‘Materials like silver kid and alligator with velvet or crushed velvet linings add luxury touches to grown up footwear.’
    • ‘Organza makes a great splash along with tulle, lace, elegant luxury fabrics combined with glittering chantilly, crushed velvet, jersey with lurex and iridescent cady.’
    • ‘These techniques give walls the dramatic effect of crushed velvet, parchment, chamois leather, watered silk or brocade.’
    • ‘If you want a pattern of crushed velvet, you can iron the velvet, pile down, over interesting textures, such as rubber stamps & other items.’
    • ‘It was then that she realized that it was made of crushed velvet with satin lining.’
    • ‘I've bought a long deep blue crushed velvet cape and a bright blue Chinese satin jacket.’
    • ‘She wore a long, flowing gown of crushed velvet.’
    • ‘He is probably best remembered for splitting his trousers during a performance, an incident that grabbed so many headlines he then made an act of regularly splitting his crushed velvet jumpsuit.’
    • ‘Am I really ever going to wear a long green crushed velvet dress again?’
    • ‘The luxury rooms will come complete with space-age bathrooms specially made in Denmark, leather headboards and crushed velvet bedspreads.’
    • ‘On to the important questions: where did you get that fabulous black and burgundy crushed velvet cape?’
    • ‘Or, think about a faux silver fox boa or steel colored crushed velvet shawl for movie star glamour.’
    • ‘It wasn't really cold outside, but I wore a full-length dress made of thick crushed velvet.’
    • ‘Her dress is an elaborate, short-sleeved evening gown of crushed velvet.’
    • ‘A dark stage with one spotlight shinning on a lone figure, a tall slender man wearing a crushed velvet navy blue jacket with a matching top hat.’
    • ‘He wore black pants and a crushed velvet coat with a poet shirt on.’