Definition of 'leather'

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Most of them are union bosses in leather jackets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Leather trousers are one of the catwalk's top looks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I wore a leather jacket and rode a motorbike. The Sun (2016)Q We have a leather sofa that gets sticky at the top from hairspray and hair grease. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A Most good sofa companies supply leather cleaners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The strap is Italian leather. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We've got a good story to tell about shoes made in Britain from the very best calf leather. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Fake leather (unless furniture )? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You need to build up a reputation over decades in leather goods to charge those prices. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are sleek leather sofas beside a roaring fire. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then we have the leather that covers the seats. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The engine cover is held on with leather straps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The costumes are full of dark leather and denim. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Also available in leather or pony skin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pour a great deal of money into small leather goods. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ideal if you need something to go with your red leather sofa. The Sun (2013)The leather cover folds out to make a handy stand. The Sun (2014)Guests relax on old leather sofas in the snug. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This arrangement suspended a riding platform which was attached to the chassis below it by flexible leather straps. Francis Pryor BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Or leather trousers and green heels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perfect with a leather pencil skirt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is shown dressed in leather shoes and a leather jacket - luxury items then. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Since his election, he has refused the papal apartment and red leather shoes. Christianity Today (2000)This one is dark olive leather, a little bit distressed and oversized. The Sun (2012)And those tight leather trousers should help keep the drafts out, too. The Sun (2012)For the first few months, it was shoe leather work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Rub the skins over the leather of your shoes, then buff using a soft cloth. The Sun (2013)I had posters of him in a leather jacket on the walls in my bedroom. The Sun (2014)Plain woven fabrics in natural colours were widely used to cover furniture, while leather was reserved for the more expensive ranges. Churchill, Jane (ed.) Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)A study of local labour skills found they matched the requirements for textile, leather and furniture manufacture. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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British English: leather /ˈlɛðə/ NOUN
Leather is treated animal skin which is used for making shoes, clothes, bags, and furniture.
...a leather jacket.
  • American English: leather
  • Arabic: جِلْدٌ مَدْبُوغٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: couro
  • Chinese: 皮革
  • Croatian: koža
  • Czech: kůže materiál
  • Danish: læder
  • Dutch: leder
  • European Spanish: piel cuero
  • Finnish: nahka
  • French: cuir
  • German: Leder
  • Greek: δέρμα ύφασμα
  • Italian: pelle
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 가죽
  • Norwegian: lær
  • Polish: skóra materiał
  • European Portuguese: couro
  • Romanian: piele îmbrăcăminte
  • Russian: выделанная кожа
  • Spanish: piel cuero
  • Swedish: läder
  • Thai: หนัง
  • Turkish: deri hayvan, giysi vb
  • Ukrainian: шкіра
  • Vietnamese: da thuộc


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