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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape v. - Fold into doubles; Gather into a ruffle.

Usage examples (36)
  • pleat the cloth
  • The pleat is the signature of the Perry Ellis fashion house, dating back to the 1980s, when the shirt style was a hip status symbol.
  • I couldn't tell the difference between a "pleat" and the two things you keep between them.
  • The pleat he'd sewn by hand was perfectly straight. for more
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