adjective, plush·er, plush·est.
- plus sign,
- plus size,
- plus tick,
- plus-one ,
- plutarch's lives,
Origin of plush
Examples from the Web for plush
The cars had plush green upholstery and stained-glass windows and were faster and cheaper than a horse-and-buggy.
A Moomin shop in London sells Little My t-shirts, plush Moomintrolls, Snufkin luggage tags.
In the Middle East, a cheetah riding shotgun in the plush leather seat of a luxury sports car is the ultimate status symbol.
The clothes, in their light colors, plush fabrics, and soft cuts, evoked that same level of comfort.Marc Jacobs is on Cloud Nine at New York Fashion Week|Erin Cunningham|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
WHERE TO STAY: Central and plush, the St. Regis should be top of your list.Get Cultured on Your Weekend Getaway: Best Trips for Art Lovers|Condé Nast Traveler|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unless it happens to be a thorough express, the plush is caked with dirt, the floor is grimy, and the windows dirty.Darkwater|W. E. B. Du Bois
Here follow in Mr. Plush's MS. about twenty-four pages of railroad calculations, which we pretermit.Burlesques|William Makepeace Thackeray
As they walked they looked carefully on the ground for sight of the Plush Bear, but he was not to be found.The Story of a Plush Bear|Laura Lee Hope
Her piquant face, framed by long brown, flowing hair, was an attractive jewel when set on the plush cushion of civilization.For Every Man A Reason|Patrick Wilkins
Carrying Case, sole leather, plush lined, with compartment for holders.Premo Cameras, 1914.|Canadian Kodak Company
- a fabric with a cut pile that is longer and softer than velvet
- (as modifier)a plush chair
Word Origin for plush
"soft fabric," 1590s, from Middle French pluche "shag, plush," contraction of peluche "hairy fabric," from Old French peluchier "to pull, to tug, to pluck" (the final process in weaving plush), from Vulgar Latin *piluccare "remove hair" (see pluck (v.)). Related: Plushy; plushness.
"swank, luxurious," 1927, from plush (n.). Plushy in this sense is recorded from 1923. Related: Plushly; plushness.