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A fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, or other material, having a thick deep pile.
adj. plush·er, plush·est
1. Made of or covered with plush.
[French pluche, variant of peluche, from pelucher, to become fluffy, shed, from Old French peluchier, to pluck, probably from Vulgar Latin *piluccāre; see pluck.]
a. a fabric with a cut pile that is longer and softer than velvet
b. (as modifier): a plush chair.
informal Also: plushy lavishly appointed; rich; costly
[C16: from French pluche, from Old French peluchier to pluck, ultimately from Latin pilus a hair, pile3]
n., adj. -er, -est. n.
1. a pile fabric whose pile is generally no less than ? inch (0.3 cm) high.adj.
2. expensively or showily luxurious: a plush hotel.
3. abundantly rich; luxuriant: plush lawns.
[1585–95; < French pluche, syncopated variant of peluche « Latin pilus hair]
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|Noun||1.||plush - a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet|
|Adj.||1.||plush - characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast"|
rich - suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display"
1. n → felpa
2. adj (also plushy) (fam) → sontuoso/a, lussuoso/a