a dot or round spot (printed, woven, or embroidered) repeated to form a pattern on a textile fabric.
a pattern of or a fabric with such dots.
- polka-dotted, polka-dot, adjective
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How to use polka dot in a sentence
He had recently driven to the Upper Peninsula, where the incidents had occurred, and she said that Allen had polka dot envelopes in the house.Retiree Planted Bombs Around Michigan in Insane Anti-Porn Crusade, FBI Says | Justin Rohrlich | September 22, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Many of those items, like cups and saucers made from Fire King jadeite glass and mixing bowls decked out in cheery polka dots, are still collectible today.Want to Start Collecting Vintage Pyrex? You’ve Got Competition. | Amy McCarthy | July 9, 2021 | Eater
Choose from many cute designs and patterns, including strawberries, astronauts, penguins, flowers, polka dots, superheroes, and more.Best weighted blanket: Sleep like a baby with our comfy bedding picks | PopSci Commerce Team | February 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
Above the notes of praise is a small photo of Guerin wearing a polka dot tie and pocket square, staring at you like a sociopath.
Picasso, with his polka-dot shirt and clashing tie attempted an air of bravado, but lost confidence by the minute.
A singer named Choo Cho Collins wore nothing but a polka-dot bikini painted on her body.When Hollywood Flirted with Porn: 1969, ‘Myra Breckinridge,’ ‘Beyond the Valley of the Dolls,’ & 20th Century Fox | Robert Hofler | February 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The sister was dressed in traditional Roma dress—covered in a pink, furry, polka dot dressing gown.Blonde Child Reunited With Roma Family After Irish Police Blunder | Tom Sykes | October 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was dressed casually in skinny jeans, a polka dot Zara top and a green Ralph Lauren blazer jacket.Kate Bounces Back To Pre-Baby Shape Just Five and a Half Weeks After Giving Birth | Tom Sykes | August 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Any man will wind a polka dot tie round his waist in preference to wearing patent braces.Frenzied Fiction | Stephen Leacock
He was in the leather chaps of a cowpuncher, gray-shirted, and a polka dot kerchief circled the brown throat.Brand Blotters | William MacLeod Raine
Such a dear little man, in polka dot pinafore and white ruffles!Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road | Katharine Lee Bates
Croly's ears reddened and his hands played nervously with his blue-and-white polka-dot necktie.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon | Richard Connell
She ought to try this hard-finished red and black polka dot of mine.The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug | Arthur Scott Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for polka dot
one of a pattern of small circular regularly spaced spots on a fabric
a fabric or pattern with such spots
(as modifier): a polka-dot dress
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