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high-visibility

high-visibility

/hˈaɪvˌɪzəbˈɪlɪɾi/
adjective
describing brightly colored clothing made of reflective material in a way that is easily seen

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hip

hip

/ˈhɪp/
adjective
following the fashion of the day and aware of the latest trends

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informal

informal

/ˌɪnˈfɔɹməɫ/
adjective
not formal; casual

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lace

lace

/ˈɫeɪs/
noun
a delicate cotton or silky cloth with a pattern of holes

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ladder

ladder

/ˈɫædɝ/
noun
a long row of torn fabric in tights or stockings

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linen

linen

/ˈɫɪnən/
noun
cloth that is made from the fibers of a plant called flax, used to make fine clothes, etc.

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loose

loose

/ˈɫus/
adjective
not tight; not fitting tightly or closely

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loose-fitting

loose-fitting

/lˈuːsfˈɪɾɪŋ/
adjective
(of clothing) large, comfortable, and not fitting the body closely

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leather

leather

/ˈɫɛðɝ/
noun
strong material made from animal skin and used for making clothes, bags, shoes, etc.

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loud

loud

/ˈɫaʊd/
adjective
too bright in a distasteful way

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low-cut

low-cut

/lˈoʊkˈʌt/
adjective
(of women's clothing) revealing the neck and the upper part of the chest

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material

material

/məˈtɪɹiəɫ/
noun
cloth or fabric used to make different items of clothing

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mohair

mohair

/ˈmoʊˌhɛɹ/
noun
a soft yarn or fabric, made from the fine wool of the angora goat

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moleskin

moleskin

/ˈmɔɫɛˌskɪn/
noun
a soft thick fabric made of cotton with a velvety nap, which is very durable

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muslin

muslin

/ˈməzɫən/
noun
a type of plain transparent fabric that is fine and lightweight, used for making garments, curtains or sheets

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natty

natty

/ˈnæti/
adjective
neat, attractive and fashionable

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normcore

normcore

/ˈnɔɹmˌkɔɹ/
noun
a style of fashion marked by the deliberate choice of bland and casual clothes that do not draw attention

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nylon

nylon

/ˈnaɪˌɫɑn/
noun
a tough synthetic fiber that is light and elastic, used in textile industry

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open-necked

open-necked

/ˈoʊpənnˈɛkt/
adjective
(of a shirt) worn without a tie and not fastened at the neck

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overdressed

overdressed

/ˌoʊvɚdɹˈɛst/
adjective
wearing clothes that are too formal or excessive for a particular occasion

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patent leather

patent leather

/pˈæʔn̩t lˈɛðɚ/
noun
a smooth kind of leather with a high-gloss finish

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pattern

pattern

/ˈpætɝn/
noun
an arrangement of shapes, colors, etc. regularly found on a surface, done as a design

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patterned

patterned

/ˈpætɝnd/
adjective
having a repeated design or decorative arrangement of colors

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petite

petite

/pəˈtit/
adjective
(of a woman) small in an attractive way

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pinstripe

pinstripe

/ˈpɪnˌstɹaɪp/
noun
a very thin light stripe printed on a dark fabric

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pinstriped

pinstriped

/ˈpɪnˌstɹaɪpt/
adjective
(of fabric) having a pattern of light narrow lines on a dark background

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plain

plain

/ˈpɫeɪn/
adjective
simple in design, without a specific pattern

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pleat

pleat

/ˈpɫit/
noun
a kind of fold in a piece of cloth that is doubled over on itself and fixed in its place

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plunging

plunging

/ˈpɫəndʒɪŋ/
adjective
(of a woman's clothing) having a deep V-shaped neckline that reveals a lot of the top and cleavage

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polyester

polyester

/ˌpɑˌɫiˈɛstɝ/
noun
a synthetic fiber that is quick to dry and is widely used in textile industry

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rag

rag

/ˈɹæɡ/
noun
(usually plural) shabby and old clothes in poor condition

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ragged

ragged

/ˈɹæɡəd/
adjective
(of clothes) shabby, old and in poor condition

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revealing

revealing

/ɹiˈviɫɪŋ/, /ɹɪˈviɫɪŋ/
adjective
(of a piece of clothing) displaying more of the wearer's body than usual

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ribbed

ribbed

/ˈɹɪbd/
adjective
(of a fabric or piece of clothing) with a pattern of raised lines

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ruched

ruched

/ɹˈʌtʃt/
adjective
(of a fabric or piece of clothing) made with many small folds or pleats

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satin

satin

/ˈsætən/
noun
a type of very smooth fabric with a glossy surface

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scanty

scanty

/ˈskænti/
adjective
(of a piece of clothing) revealing and not covering much of the body

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scooped

scooped

/ˈskupt/
adjective
(of a woman's clothing) having a rounded and low-cut neckline

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see-through

see-through

/sˈiːθɹˈuː/
adjective
(particularly of clothes) so thin that light passes through and therefore one is able to see through it

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sharp

sharp

/ˈʃɑɹp/
adjective
(of a person's style or clothes) dressy and fashionable

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silk

silk

/ˈsɪɫk/
noun
a type of smooth soft fabric made from the threads that silkworms produce

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silky

silky

/ˈsɪɫki/
adjective
having a fine and smooth surface that is shiny

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