terry cloth terry cloth

Definition(s):

  • (n) a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes

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Usage(s):

  1. A huge hit in England, Teletubbies stars four beings who seem to be made out of terry cloth and who all have TV screens in their stomach.
  2. Some were bedecked in jackets of bright yellow terry cloth or white patent leather, while others were adorned in viscose shirts of aqua and cantaloupe--chests well exposed.

News

  • Boston Bruins Fan's Rally Towel Suit Is Better Than Anything You're Wearing

    Thanks to one Boston Bruins fan, business suits are now far more absorbent than they used to be.  Yahoo! Sports Greg Wyshynski  caught up with a man who decided to gather up discarded rally towels from past playoff games and stitch together a terry cloth suit.  No, that isn't the cover shot of the next issue of GQ Magazine . That's an image of 21-year-old Ken Cruise, who lives in Rhode Island ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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