[bur-buh-ree, -ber-ee]


a brand of raincoat made of a waterproof, mercerized cotton fabric.
any of various fabrics used in clothing, especially in coats.

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Historical Examples of burberry

  • He was carrying a light Burberry on his arm, and he held it open for her.

  • He liked the look of a Burberry gabardine which lay beside him on the seat.

    Priscilla's Spies

    George A. Birmingham

  • Outside all came our excellent Burberry clothes -- trousers and jacket.

  • They love English tweed and they think that there is nothing like a Burberry coat.

    Germany in War Time

    Mary Ethel McAuley

  • The burberry helmet and blouse were either in one piece or separate.

British Dictionary definitions for burberry


noun plural -ries

trademark a light good-quality raincoat, esp of gabardine
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