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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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plush

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

plush

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

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

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

[plʌʃ]
1. nfelpa
2. adj (also plushy) (fam) → sontuoso/a, lussuoso/a
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Rich and appealing, with beautiful blackberry and blackcurrant flavours laced with a smoky plushness, this food-loving red cries out for grilled meats, chicken wings and classic barbecue sauces.
The chenin blanc lends a slightly sweet citrusy note, while the viognier contributes floral aromas and a plushness on the palate.
'We added this amazing kind of lofted texture that gives that 'plushness' he's looking for.'
The plushness of the suspension is even more remarkable, given the fact that the bike costs just a bit more than four grand.
Instead, the plushness of the chenille trim makes the visceral quality of the costume's Aboriginal marks feel more akin to the soft, fuzzy lines one might find decorating a hand-knitted toy.
His voice seemed to lack the plushness to render more intimate emotions, especially those governing Wotan's broken heart in his immensely moving farewell to Brunnhilde.
Indoors, there's no stuffiness, despite the plushness (turn up windswept and sand encrusted from a quick surf in North Devon en-route from London, as I did, and they'll still let you into the gilded bar).
When it comes to style, it's no Downton Abbey Indoors, there's no stuffiness, despite the plushness (turn up windswept and sand-encrusted from a surf in north Devon en-route from London, as I did, and they'll still let you into the gilded bar).
While it might not have the polish or performance of some rivals or the plushness of others, the Rio's combination of space and practicality for a reasonable price means it's surely worth a look if you're after a supermini that's properly familyfriendly.
Elegant and seamless, there's a plushness to the ripe, peachy stone fruits.
I'm keen to disembark and see what's on shore at every opportunity, but plenty of my fellow cruise-goers seem happy to stay in the glitzy plushness of the ship - you see them in the casino at 8am, with eyes like spinning saucers.