Meaning of sharkskin


Pronunciation: (shärk'skin"), [key]
— n.
  1. a smooth fabric of acetate or rayon with a dull or chalklike appearance, for apparel.
  2. a fine worsted fabric in twill weave, compact in texture and light to medium in weight, for suits.
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