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plush

 (plŭsh)
n.
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.
2. Luxurious.

[French pluche, variant of peluche, from pelucher, to become fluffy, shed, from Old French peluchier, to pluck, probably from Vulgar Latin *piluccāre; see pluck.]

plush′ly adv.
plush′ness n.

plush

(plʌʃ)
n
(Textiles)
a. a fabric with a cut pile that is longer and softer than velvet
b. (as modifier): a plush chair.
adj
informal Also: plushy lavishly appointed; rich; costly
[C16: from French pluche, from Old French peluchier to pluck, ultimately from Latin pilus a hair, pile3]
ˈplushly adv
ˈplushness n

plush

(plʌʃ)

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]
plushed, adj.
plush′ly, adv.
plush′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plush - a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvetplush - a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
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"
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"

plush

adjective luxurious, luxury, costly, lavish, rich, sumptuous, opulent, palatial, ritzy (slang), de luxe a plush Georgian house in Mayfair
cheap, ordinary, plain, inexpensive, spartan, cheap and nasty

plush

adjective
Characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence:
Informal: plushy.
Translations

plush

[plʌʃ]
A. N (= fabric) → felpa f
B. ADJafelpado (fig) → de mucho lujo

plush

[ˈplʌʃ]
adj [place] → somptueux/euse
n (= fabric) → peluche fplus point n (= advantage) → avantage mplus sign nsigne m plus

plush

nPlüsch m
adj (+er)
Plüsch-; plush curtainsPlüschvorhänge pl
(inf: = luxurious) → feudal (inf), → elegant, vornehm; a plush hotel/restaurantein Nobelhotel/-restaurant nt (inf)

plush

[plʌʃ]
1. nfelpa
2. adj (also plushy) (fam) → sontuoso/a, lussuoso/a
References in classic literature ?
The premiums within their possible grasp were three: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, and a banquet lamp.
At this point the conversation was interrupted by the arrival of a gentleman in orange-coloured plush, accompanied by another selection in purple cloth, with a great extent of stocking.
I had been sleeping, curled up in a red plush seat, for a long while when we reached Black Hawk.
It was an immense place, lofty and gilt, upholstered in red plush, full of electric lights and so thoroughly warmed that even the marble tables felt tepid to the touch.
That was a house to look at; and there lived an old man, who wore plush breeches; and he had a coat with large brass buttons, and a wig that one could see was a real wig.
His shoes were of white plush with diamond buckles, and his stockings were rose silk.
Reptiles that they are, the rough surface of a great stone is to them as plush as upholstery to us.
The body of the chariot was decorated on the outside with designs in clusters of sparkling emeralds, while inside it was lined with a green and gold satin, and the cushions of the seats were of green plush embroidered in gold with a crown, underneath which was a monogram.
And he said that I had nothing fit to wear, when I had my purple plush that I had never so much as taken out of the drawer.
I have even held my own with gentlemen in plush, giving one my hat, another my stick, and a third my coat, and all done with little more trouble than I should have expended in putting the three articles on the chair myself.
One was an enormous Lion with clear, intelligent eyes, a tawney mane bushy and well kept, and a body like yellow plush.
For dress the insect wore a dark-blue swallowtail coat with a yellow silk lining and a flower in the button-hole; a vest of white duck that stretched tightly across the wide body; knickerbockers of fawn-colored plush, fastened at the knees with gilt buckles; and, perched upon its small head, was jauntily set a tall silk hat.