Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of pleat.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pleat.

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Examples

  • Essie had introduced him to her boss; she was adept with a needle, and had already been shortening trousers and putting in pleats and letting out waists for half a year.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • It works like one too: The facade's metal and glass "pleats" will be adjustable, allowing museum staff to adjust them for lighting levels.

    Fast Company

  • "knee pants" and stockings like a boy on Sunday, and hob-nail shoes, and a funny coat with "pleats" and a belt, and a green hat with a feather sticking up from the band.

    Green Fancy

  • Here are some tips to keep in mind ... headboard) can often be completed on your own, but we recommend taking any piece that needs internal work, has tricky areas (such as pleats around the arms), or is of great value to you, to an upholsterer.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • Fiat As in the old Cinquecento, the fabric top pleats rearward along the fixed roof rails the cantrails to end in a pile behind the rear seats.

    2012 Fiat 500C Cabrio Review

  • As in the old Cinquecento, the fabric top pleats rearward along the fixed roof rails the cantrails to end in a pile behind the rear seats.

    The Fiat 500C Can't Fail

  • “Thank you,” James said with a sheepish look on his face as he smoothed the pleats on his pants.

    Nothing But Neat at the NBA All-Star Game

  • "I do not like voluminous clothes" or wee wee pads no doubt, "I do not like lots of pleats, I do not like loud patterns or colors."

    Holly Cara Price: Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway, Episode 4, "All About Nina"

  • Over the course of these thirty years, men's gowns, via flaring pleats and ample shoulder padding, assumed a flattering, V-shaped silhouette.

    Fashion in Art: Medieval France and the Netherlands

  • A boldly striped bikini with a low-cut top features cute pleats and a high-waisted style that flatters a curvier figure.

    Berlin Fashion Week

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