Definition of 'chenille'
Example sentences containing 'chenille'
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She was in bed by now, knees drawn up, wearing a flannel nightgown and an old chenille bathrobe. SLEEP WHILE I SING (2002)She wore tailored charcoal slacks and a maroon chenille sweater that effectively disguised her figure. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)My dress is made of battered brown chenille but now smells intoxicatingly fresh, of young bark and lemons. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2002)
Trends of 'chenille'
Used Rarely. chenille is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of chenille from the Collins English Dictionary
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