Meaning of suede

suede

Pronunciation: (swād), [key]
— n., v., sued•ed, sued•ing.
—n.
  1. 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.
  2. Also calleda fabric with a napped surface suggesting this.
—v.t.
  1. to treat so as to raise a nap on (leather, cloth, etc.).
—v.i.
  1. to raise a nap on leather, cloth, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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