Meaning of “Burberry” in the English Dictionary


"Burberry" in English

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Burberrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɜː.bər.i/ us /ˈbɝː.ber.i/ trademark

Examples from literature

  • And Kirk snuggled into the capacious folds of Ken's Burberry, apparently confident that his brother really would claim it when he needed it. 
  • It was very cold and windy, and we had not even a blanket, though I had luckily brought both my greatcoat and Burberry. 
  • The Burberry suits were drying and the ice was melting off our beards. 
  • The Burberry wind-proof outer garments were old and in poor order for the start of a season's sledging. 
  • We had not dared bring rugs for fear of losing them in the subsequent attack, so I had nothing but my Burberry, a muffler and a woollen helmet. 

(Definition of “Burberry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)