hound's-tooth

[ houndz-tooth ]
/ ˈhaʊndzˌtuθ /

adjective

woven or printed with a pattern of broken or jagged checks: a hound's-tooth jacket.

Origin of hound's-tooth

First recorded in 1955–60
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Examples from the Web for houndstooth

  • The real Chloë is notorious for wearing beige and houndstooth and orange, matte lipstick, and sarcastic chunk wedges.

    Becoming Chloë Sevigny|Drew Droege|August 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST