Origin of plaid
Words nearby plaid
How to use plaid in a sentence
In social media terms, it’s an aesthetic—think images of gothic architecture, dusty libraries, and vintage plaid, all tinged with a sense of wickedness.The Darker Side of Campus Comes to Life in Novels Vladimir and Disorientation|Annabel Gutterman|January 31, 2022|Time
In their pastels and plaids, an army of West Palm Beach residents gathered on Tuesday evening to litigate a bitter fight engulfing their community.The Florida Billionaire Pissing Off West Palm Beach|Noah Kirsch|September 23, 2021|The Daily Beast
Nothing pleased her more, you feel, than a plaid shirt or a striped chair.Alice Neel was the greatest American portraitist of the 20th century. Her work continues to astonish.|Sebastian Smee|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are young rock chicks and rock-boys and arty-looking men and women, in plaid, denim, ripped and stretched cardigans.The Cult of Blondie: Debbie Harry’s Very Special New York Picture Show|Tim Teeman|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wearing a plaid shirt, the stocky singer looked like a bricklayer playing an open mic at a bar.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the back of a limo, wearing a plaid blazer, Quast raises his drink and says with a wink, “you stay classy, Iowa.”7 WTF Campaign Ads You Can’t Unsee, From Castrators to Alligator Wrestlers|Olivia Nuzzi|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Harry kept his plaid shirt on and danced in the comforts of his own skybox.
When he entered the house he found the plaid cloak, formerly his master's, hanging in the entry.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match|Francis C. Woodworth
You may consider yourself 'geyan fine,' all covered over with Scotch plaid, but I wouldn't be so 'kenspeckle' for worlds!
We think that her success came chiefly from her writing the verses with a Scotch plaid lead-pencil.
That which he had called cubical I had never had much doubt of; sure enough, it was a little Bible, to carry in a plaid-neuk.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
In this a man swathes himself, somewhat as a Highlander does in his plaid, pinning it over the shoulder and leaving the arms free.In the Wrong Paradise|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for plaid
- a crisscross weave or cloth
- (as modifier)a plaid scarf