velvet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"velvet" in British English

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velvetnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈvel.vɪt/
C2 a ​cloth usually made from silk or ​cotton with a ​thick, ​softsurface: Her ​skin was as ​soft as velvet.

velvetadjective

uk   us   /ˈvel.vɪt/

velvet adjective (CLOTH)

made of velvet: a velvet ​dress velvet ​curtains/​cushions

velvet adjective (QUALITY)

(also velvety ) literary Something that is velvety has a ​beautifulsoft, ​smoothquality or ​appearance, usually something ​dark or ​deep: under a ​wonderful velvet sky His velvety browneyes had been his ​passport to ​fame.
(Definition of velvet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"velvet" in American English

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velvetnoun [U]

 us   /ˈvel·vɪt/
a ​cloth with a ​soft, ​furrysurface
(Definition of velvet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “velvet”
in Korean 벨벳…
in Arabic مُخْمَل…
in Malaysian baldu…
in French (de) velours…
in Russian бархат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絲絨, 平絨, 天鵝絨…
in Italian velluto…
in Turkish kadife…
in Polish aksamit…
in Spanish terciopelo…
in Vietnamese lớp lông nhung…
in Portuguese veludo…
in Thai ซึ่งทำด้วยกำมะหยี่…
in German der Samt, Samt-……
in Catalan vellut…
in Japanese ベルベット, ビロード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丝绒, 平绒, 天鹅绒…
in Indonesian beledu…
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