Meaning of “papier mâché” in the English Dictionary


"papier mâché" in English

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papier mâchénoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpæp.i.eɪ ˈmæʃ.eɪ/ us /ˌpeɪ.pɚ məˈʃeɪ/

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

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papier-mâchénoun [ U ]

us /ˌpeɪ·pər·məˈʃeɪ, pɑˌpyeɪ·mə-/

paper mixed with glue or flour and water that can be shaped to make decorative objects or models that become hard when dry:

a papier-mâché mask

(Definition of “papier-mâché” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)