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Definition of "poplin" [pop•lin]

  • A ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, wool, or cotton, used in making clothing and upholstery. (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.

Use "poplin" in a sentence
  • "The ususal fabric here is a poly-cotton "poplin" but I just cannot go that route in this heat and during the 'Pause!"
  • "That caveat being - they must in fact be khaki, and not cotton poplin or chino, they must be dark beige and a heavier weight than simply cotton pants."
  • "Diane von Furstenberg Ms. von Furstenberg added sporty elements such as shiny poplin leggings that recall cycling shorts."