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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 ?
I had been sleeping, curled up in a red plush seat, for a long while when we reached Black Hawk.
The fuzzy blossom is the color of bad cigar ashes, and appears to be made of a cheap quality of gray plush.
The premiums within their possible grasp were three: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, and a banquet lamp.
Tall, stout, and upright -- with bright blue eyes, and healthy, florid complexion -- his brown plush shooting-jacket carelessly buttoned awry; his vixenish little Scotch terrier barking unrebuked at his heels; one hand thrust into his waistcoat pocket, and the other smacking the banisters cheerfully as he came downstairs humming a tune -- Mr.
They found a little hat of soft brown plush, but it was entirely moth-eaten.
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.
Beneath, there were a vest and breeches of red plush, somewhat worn and soiled.
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.
Seal brought sandwiches, which she ate beneath the plane-trees in Russell Square; while Mary generally went to a gaudy establishment, upholstered in red plush, near by, where, much to the vegetarian's disapproval, you could buy steak, two inches thick, or a roast section of fowl, swimming in a pewter dish.
Twisted shells with red lips like unicorn's horns ornamented the mantelpiece, which was draped by a pall of purple plush from which depended a certain number of balls.
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.