Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fustian”

fustian

noun [U]     /ˈfʌs.ti.ən/ US  /-tʃən/
a thick, rough cotton cloth that lasts for a long timeTextiles made from natural fibres fustian     adjective Textiles made from natural fibres
(Definition of fustian noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of fustian

Translations of “fustian”

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More