Origin of pleat
OTHER WORDS FROM pleatpleater, nounpleatless, adjectiveun·pleat·ed, adjective
Words nearby pleat
How to use pleat in a sentence
The kids are wearing bottoms with animal print, chains and charms, pleats, textures, neon colors, and shades of brown and beige.
You look at a structured coat from the front, and then from the back you see this beautiful pleat.Fashion’s Most Powerful Women: Victoria Beckham & Diane von Furstenberg Show at New York Fashion Week|Erin Cunningham|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some have one pleat on each leg rather than double pleats, for example.
Captain Raff had done the bandaging: he stood back from the last neat pleat.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
If a soft-looking or puffy, “fat”-looking bow is desired, pleat the ribbon singly before making the loops.
If the pleats are to be one-half inch deep, the box pleat will be one inch across.
Be very accurate, being careful to keep the box pleat the exact width desired.
The pleating may be caught together at top and bottom of box pleat, and it is then known as rose pleating.