Definition of "jacquard" []

  • A fabric with an intricately woven pattern. (noun)
  • A special loom or the method employed in the weaving of a figured fabric. (noun)
  • A fabric in which the design is incorporated into the weave instead of being printed or dyed on (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The loom that produces this fabric (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "jacquard" in a sentence
  • "Anna who by the way, was NOT wearing her signature sunglasses was wearing a slightly colorful jacquard sweater, cream-colored pleated skirt, and knee-high tan suede boots with buttons all the way up."
  • "It was all there: Tailed pantsuits in mesmerizing jacquard, sculptural sheath dresses entirely made from monarch butterflies, or feathers that gleamed darkly like spilled oil or woven chaffs of wheat that appeared to be one with the models 'woven hairstyles."
  • "Backless vests in leopard-embossed jacquard fastened around the neck and across the back with stud-encrusted straps in black leather."