Definition of Leatherette

1. Noun. Fabric made to look like leather.

Exact synonyms: Imitation Leather
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Leatherette

1. Noun. A type of fabric, often plastic, made to imitate the appearance of leather. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leatherette

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leatherette

leather working
leatherback
leatherback turtle
leatherbacks
leatherbound
leathercloth
leathercloths
leathercraft
leathercrafter
leathercrafters
leathercrafting
leathercrafts
leatherdykes
leathered
leatherette (current term)
leatherettes
leatherfish
leathergoods
leatherhead
leatherheads
leatherier
leatheriest
leatheriness
leathering
leatherings
leatherjack
leatherjacket
leatherjackets
leatherleaf

Literary usage of Leatherette

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. China Through the Stereoscope: A Journey Through the Dragon Empire at the by James Ricalton (1901)
"UNDERWOOD STEREOSCOPIC TOUR3 The Underwood "Tours" of Original Stereoscopic Photographs are put up in neat leatherette cases, as indicated below, ..."

2. Russia Through the Stereoscope: A Journey Across the Land of the Czar from ...by Mabel Sarah Emery by Mabel Sarah Emery (1901)
"The "Italian" Tour—100 Original Stereoscopic Photographs and leatherette Case,—$16.60. Descriptive book with maps soon to be published. ..."

3. Employment Opportunities for Handicapped Men in the Coppersmithing Trade by Bert Jasper Morris (1918)
"Where it is desired to leave a pattern on leatherette it is placed in a flat press as ... The press is left on the leatherette for a few seco and then the ..."

4. Non-secret Formulas by Thomas Michael Griffiths (1910)
"Perfumes for Disguising leatherette Odors. No. 1. ... After applying to the leatherette wash off with a mixture of caustic soda, dissolved in alcohol 1 pint ..."

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