suede: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (swād), [key]
— n., v., sued•ed, sued•ing.
- kid or other leather finished with a soft, napped surface, on the flesh side or on the outer side after removal of a thin outer layer.
- Also calleda fabric with a napped surface suggesting this.
- to treat so as to raise a nap on (leather, cloth, etc.).
- to raise a nap on leather, cloth, etc.
- suede (Thesaurus)