Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “swatch”


noun [C]     /swɒtʃ/
a small piece of cloth that is used to show customers an example of the colour and type of cloth available for curtains, furniture, etc.: The site lets consumers select from online fabric swatches.
(Definition of swatch noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of swatch

Definitions of “swatch” in other dictionaries

Translations of “swatch”

Word of the Day


the skill with which something was made or done

Word of the Day


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