verb (used with object)
Origin of pleat
Related formspleat·er, nounpleat·less, adjectiveun·pleat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for pleat
Some have one pleat on each leg rather than double pleats, for example.
If a soft-looking or puffy, “fat”-looking bow is desired, pleat the ribbon singly before making the loops.Make Your Own Hats|Gene Allen Martin
And she did hope that pleat from the neck would look all right.
Mistress Gundy patted the pleat of her lips every moment or two, maybe enjoying a silent burp.Wilderness of Spring|Edgar Pangborn
After each successive stroke press the pleat under the thumb of the left hand.Handicraft for Girls|Idabelle McGlauflin
The flowing sleeves and the pleat from the shoulder gave her dignity, she was certain; and she had done her hair beautifully.