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cor·du·roy

 (kôr′də-roi′)
n.
1. A durable cut-pile fabric, usually made of cotton, with vertical ribs.
2. corduroys Pants made of corduroy.
3. A road made of logs laid down crosswise.
adj.
1. Made of a fabric with vertical ribs.
2. Made of logs laid down crosswise: a corduroy road.
tr.v. cor·du·royed, cor·du·roy·ing, cor·du·roys
To build (a road) of logs laid down crosswise.

[Probably from cord + obsolete duroy, a coarse woolen fabric.]

corduroy

(ˈkɔːdəˌrɔɪ; ˌkɔːdəˈrɔɪ)
n
(Textiles)
a. a heavy cotton pile fabric with lengthways ribs
b. (as modifier): a corduroy coat.
[C18: perhaps from the proper name Corderoy]

cor•du•roy

(ˈkɔr dəˌrɔɪ, ˌkɔr dəˈrɔɪ)

n.
1. a cotton-filling pile fabric with lengthwise cords or ridges.
2. corduroys, trousers made of this fabric.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or resembling corduroy.
4. constructed of logs laid together transversely, as a road across swampy ground.
v.t.
5. to form (a road or the like) by laying logs transversely.
[1780–90; perhaps cord + duroy, deroy (now obsolete) a woolen fabric originating in W England; later taken as French cord du roy the king's cord, though the fabric had no connection with France]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corduroy - a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
Bedford cord - a heavy corded fabric similar to corduroy; used for clothing
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
narrow wale - corduroy with narrow ribs
wide wale - corduroy with wide ribs
2.corduroy - a road made of logs laid crosswise
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Verb1.corduroy - build (a road) from logs laid side by side
build, construct, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
Translations
manšestr
fløjl
vakosametti
samt
コーデュロイ
코르덴
manchestertyg
สักหลาดที่เป็นริ้ว
vải nhung kẻ

corduroy

[ˈkɔːdərɔɪ]
A. Npana f corduroyspantalones mpl de pana
B. CPD corduroy road N (US) → camino m de troncos

corduroy

[ˈkɔːrdərɔɪ] nvelours m côtelé

corduroy

nCordsamt m; corduroysCord(samt)hosen pl

corduroy

in cpdsCord(samt)-;
corduroy road
nKnüppeldamm m

corduroy

[ˈkɔːdəˌrɔɪ] nvelluto a coste

corduroy

قُمَاش مُضَلَّعَة manšestr fløjl Kordsamt κοτλέ pana vakosametti velours côtelé samt velluto a coste コーデュロイ 코르덴 corduroy kordfløyel sztruks bombazina, veludo cotelê вельвет manchestertyg สักหลาดที่เป็นริ้ว fitilli kadife vải nhung kẻ 灯芯绒