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Definition of "suede" [suede]

  • Leather with a soft napped surface. (noun)
  • Fabric made to resemble suede. (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 "suede" in a sentence
  • "These diploma boxes are all made of gray woven paperboard, lined inside with pigskin suede."
  • "Once he is home, he applies a professional leather cleaner made for suede, which is more delicate than leather."
  • "If stains persist after brushing, you often can remove them with a rubber eraser designed specifically for the fabric; they're sometimes referred to as suede stones."
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