Definition of Dralon in English:



mass nounTrademark; British
  • A synthetic textile made from acrylic fibre and used for curtains and upholstery.

    as modifier ‘blue Dralon armchairs’
    • ‘Tightly woven fabrics such as a cotton are durable, as are Dralon and chenille, but these may ‘shade’ and lose their shape more readily than other fabrics.’
    • ‘Working in Australia last year, I discovered that in the southern hemisphere the shop sells food such as steak and washed salad, not cheap sweeties and Dralon.’
    • ‘Dad was a clerk, Mum was a secretary, we had Dralon on our sofa.’


1950s on the pattern of nylon.