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1. A lightweight twill or plain-woven fabric of silk or silk and cotton, usually having a small printed design.
2. An article of clothing, especially a necktie or scarf, made of this fabric.



(fuːˈlɑːd; ˈfuːlɑː)
1. (Textiles) a soft light fabric of plain-weave or twill-weave silk or rayon, usually with a printed design
2. (Textiles) something made of this fabric, esp a scarf or handkerchief
[C19: from French, of unknown origin]


(fuˈlɑrd, fə-)

1. a soft lightweight silk, rayon, or cotton fabric of twill or plain weave with a printed design.
2. an article of clothing made of foulard.
[1820–30; < French, of uncertain orig.]


A scarf or necktie made of lightweight, usually printed, silk or rayon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foulard - a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric (usually with a printed design)
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"
References in classic literature ?
The Empress and the little Grand Duchess wore simple suits of foulard (or foulard silk, I don't know which is proper,) with a small blue spot in it; the dresses were trimmed with blue; both ladies wore broad blue sashes about their waists; linen collars and clerical ties of muslin; low-crowned straw-hats trimmed with blue velvet; parasols and flesh- colored gloves The Grand Duchess had no heels on her shoes.
She wore a blue foulard with large white spots, and Philip was tickled at the sensation it caused.
But when he saw the girl in the white foulard smile at him from the paling he forgot etiquette and everything else.
I do wish you would have that grey satin foulard of yours done up.
Amid all the XXL velour warm-ups and sagging jeans at the club, the Morehouse-educated Bentley turned heads with his three-piece suits, foulards tied at the neck, and hard-bottom shoes.
The dancers will be wearing jeans, white t-shirts, and blue foulards.
Munies d'eau et d'aliments, ces femmes, vetues d'habits uses, voilees de foulards barioles et fardees de potions et produits locaux, pour certaines de Kerkem et safran, pour d'autres le Mekkara et Hommira, des preparations a base de plantes pour proteger le visage du soleil et de la poussiere suffocante, utilisent pour deterrer ce minerai, les moyens traditionnels disponibles, dont des tamis et des regimes de dattes uses et polis, des outils derisoires et inappropries, pour depoussierer le terrain et recuperer le gravier.
For the upcoming season, Belsire has also thought about its female audience and offers lightweight silk ponchos, colorful stoles and foulards with timeless prints to be worn with elegant flat shoes, such as the iconic tassel loafers or fabric slippers.
Often, foulards with upstream wetting trough ("foulard chassis") are used.
Models sported streaks of bright pink and red in their foppish side parts, billowing foulards were served up in electric blue or lemon alpaca, while high-collared ruffs jarred nicely with double breasted overcoats in vivid tie and dip dye.
On Monday, female deputies wore red foulards when attending parliamentary sessions to draw the media's attention to their protest of profanity.
Dans les boutiques a Al Houbous, les artisans montrent leur joie, en parlant de la croissance des ventes en cette premiere quinzaine de ramadan pour les djellabas et kaftans sans oublier le commerce de foulards, les tapis de priere et le Coran.