from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A closely napped fabric resembling velvet, used chiefly for clothing and upholstery.
- n. A felt resembling velvet, used in making hats.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A knit fabric similar to velvet, but usually somewhat coarser.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. heavy fabric that resembles velvet
Pretty, dressy skirts have been much in vogue for the last few years, and velour is a good choice for being dressy in winter.
The car mats and headrests are made from soft velour which is adormed with the Carlsson horse.
Rough-textured leathers such as velour or nubuck are dyed throughout and require a new layer of colour.
I actually have one vintage pillbox hat that says it’s made of velour which is in fact felted fur, the softest type.
She took a step into the room and perched on the worn arm of a green velour armchair.
There was a headless silver dummy with a bad-ass pink Apple Bottoms velour tracksuit like the ones all the girls be wearing.
Rita seemed chipper this morning, Lucy noticed, and a little more dressed up than usual, with a dash of bright pink lipstick and dangling, beaded earrings that matched her purple velour jogging suit.
Mars slipped into a cream-colored, velour Sean John sweatsuit and zipped the jacket over his bare chest.
“And as you can see, per your request, no ‘cheesy red velour or whorehouse set-ups.’”
She pauses for dramatic effect, and I check out her outfit, which is nice, but unremarkable, a soft black sweater and a dark brown velour skirt over black tights and very cool-looking biker boots.