follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

cloque

[kloh-key] /kloʊˈkeɪ/
noun
1.
an embossed or quilted fabric.
Compare matelassé.
adjective
2.
having a small, irregular pattern or figured motif woven into a fabric to give a puckered or quilted effect.
Also, cloqué, cloky.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < French: cloqué embossed, blistered, equivalent to dialectal French (Picard) cloque bell, blister (see cloak) + < Latin -ātus -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for cloqué

cloqué

/ˈklɒkeɪ/
noun
1.
  1. a fabric with an embossed surface
  2. (as modifier): a cloqué dress
Word Origin
from French, literally: blistered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cloque

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cloqué

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends