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Definition of "seersucker" [seer•suck•er]

  • A light thin fabric, generally cotton or rayon, with a crinkled surface and a usually striped pattern. (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 "seersucker" in a sentence
  • "By the way, do you know the derivation of the word seersucker?"
  • "It’s a whole feature in the American Express magazine Departures about how cool seersucker is this season."
  • "Chemically produced plisse is less permanent than real seersucker, which is produced by weaving."