tweediness


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Noun1.tweediness - looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)tweediness - looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
2.tweediness - an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
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But the Butcher's, an immaculately clean and modern antidote to Cotswold tweediness, welcomes riff-raff as well - the frequency of the increasingly spherical Alastair Down's visits does not appear to be doing his diet any good, and pro-punter and floozy-frightener Dave Nevison was so taken with the gaff on the first night of the Paddy Power meeting that he insisted on returning the next day, leaving a generous tip on both occasions.
For decades middle-aged women, with the exception of iconic movie stars such as Joan Collins and Sophia Loren, have felt it necessary to descend into a timewarp of permed hair, cardigans, lavenderscented tweediness and form an orderly, invisible queue for the opening of the Pearly Gates.
For decades middle-aged women, with the exception of iconic movie stars like Joan Collins and Sophia Loren, have felt it necessary to descend into a time-warp of permed hair, cardigans, lavender-scented tweediness and form an orderly, invisible queue for the opening of the Pearly Gates.