Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A petroleum-based synthetic fabric designed to resemble leather.

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  • noun Faux leather, usually of polyurethane.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Blend of plastic and leather.]

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Blend of plastic and leather.

Examples

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  • Yeah, vampires are just albinos who look good in pleather.

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  • The top 13 are sure to perform a cheesy group number using a song from last night's theme - the songs of Michael feedmegossip. com 7 hours ago - Kanye West may be ready to put a pleather is his cap.

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  • Kanye West may be ready to put a pleather is his cap.

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  • - I love this case, but the leather version is no longer available. stingray version (pleather, which is a little thicker and less pliable) is available.

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  • - I love this case, but the leather version is no longer available. stingray version (pleather, which is a little thicker and less pliable) is available.

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  • There were soft-touch vinyl plastics, supple leathers and "pleather," which is vinyl engineered to resemble supple leather when buyers deem real leather too expensive, or possibly offensive to animal rights.

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  • How about an edgier $60 hoodie in shiny black "pleather" — a unisex style from AmericanApparel.com ?

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  • Tugging a large, gray Louis Vuitton suitcase through the narrow paths of the leather market with her 66-year-old mother in tow, she is looking for a shop that can make Louis Vuitton satchels out of "pleather" (synthetic leather).

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  • Tugging a large, gray Louis Vuitton suitcase through the narrow paths of the leather market with her 66-year-old mother in tow, she is looking for a shop that can make Louis Vuitton satchels out of "pleather" (synthetic leather).

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