a fabric, as of silk, cotton, or wool, whose pile is more than ⅛ inch (0.3 cm) high.
adjective, plusher, plushest.
expensively or showily luxurious: the plushest hotel in town.
abundantly rich; lush; luxuriant:
plush, rolling lawns.
(informal) Also plushy. lavishly appointed; rich; costly
“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.
Luxurious; stylish; costly: a swank, plush, exclusive cabaret club/ singer Ella Logan at the plushy Casablanca (1927+)
: All the plush in the world won’t tidy up his vulgar soul
[fr the soft and costly fabric, fr French pluche]
[pluhsh-ee] /ˈplʌʃ i/ adjective, plushier, plushiest. 1. of, relating to, or resembling . 2. Informal. characterized by luxury, wealth, or ease: a plushy resort. adjective Luxurious; stylish; costly: a swank, plush, exclusive cabaret club/ singer Ella Logan at the plushy Casablanca (1927+) noun : All the plush in the world won’t tidy up his vulgar […]
adverb more or less; plus or minus; approximately; also written [plus minus] Examples The Thermos holds 12 ounces plus-minus.
noun 1. (informal) a person who accompanies an invited person to a social function noun the guest of a person invited to an event Examples I will be attending the holiday party plus-one. See plus-one Word Origin 1977 Usage Note also plus-one , adj. “accompanied by a guest”
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