velvet Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “velvet” - Learner’s Dictionary

velvet

noun [U]     /ˈvelvɪt/
cloth that has a thick, soft surface on one side: a black velvet jacketTextiles made from natural fibresTextiles made from man-made fibres
Translations of “velvet”
in Arabic مُخْمَل…
in Korean 벨벳…
in Malaysian baldu…
in French (de) velours…
in Turkish kadife…
in Italian velluto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絲絨, 平絨, 天鵝絨…
in Russian бархат…
in Polish aksamit…
in Vietnamese lớp lông nhung…
in Spanish terciopelo…
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 Indonesian beledu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丝绒, 平绒, 天鹅绒…
(Definition of velvet from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More