chintznoun [ U ]uk /tʃɪnts/ us /tʃɪnts/
Examples from literature
- And he followed her through the dark hall, into a small double, drawing-room, where the furniture was covered in chintz, and the little maid placed him in a chair.
- I am always glad when it's time to take the chintz covers off.
- In this room, the hangings of pink-flowered chintz with green leaves on a white ground, constantly exposed to the sun, were much faded, as was the carpet.
- The design may be taken from the chintz or brocade chosen for the room, but the painting must be done in the manner of the period.
- The mattress and springs are covered with a most delightful mauve chintz, on which birds and flowers are patterned.