English version

chintz

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
chintzchintz /tʃɪnts/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TIMsmooth cotton cloth that is printed with a flowery pattern and is used for making curtains, furniture covers etc 🔊 pink chintz curtains
Examples from the Corpus
chintz• a chintz sofa• The waiters are still standing attentively amongst the mahogany and chintz.• She sat in the floral chintz chair next to his and drank her juice.• So many hotels resemble each other, with fashionable limed wood furniture, chintz fabrics and marble bathrooms.• With this she picked up a large chintz pillow and struck me.• The sitting room had shabby chintz furniture, and faded curtains in the long window alcove.• In fact, it seems that this chintz was the product of a relationship rather than a society.
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