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  • Tide mats send a mynah prosaic at suede livery a jay reviled; Eustacia’s orphany madness tamed it.
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Definition of the noun suede

What does suede mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: suedes

  1. leather with a napped surface
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of suede: suede leather
    • more generic word: leather = an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  2. a fabric made to resemble suede leather
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of suede: suede cloth
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Alternative definition of the noun suede


  1. A type of soft leather, made from calfskin, with a brushed texture to resemble fabric, often used to make boots, clothing and fashion accessories.

Definition of the adjective suede

What does suede mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Made of suede


Suede are an English alternative rock band from London, formed in 1989. The group's most prominent early line-up was Brett Anderson, Bernard Butler, Mat Osman and Simon Gilbert. By 1992, Suede were described as "The Best New Band in Britain", and attracted much attention from the British music press. The following year their debut album Suede, went to the top of the charts by becoming the fastest-selling debut album in almost ten years. The album won the Mercury Music Prize and helped foster Britpop as a musical genre. However, the band's lush follow-up, Dog Man Star, showed Suede distancing itself from its Britpop peers. Although it is often regarded as the band's masterpiece, the recording sessions for Dog Man Star were fraught with difficulty, and ended with Butler departing the band after confrontations with Anderson and musical differences with the rest of the band. Its sales suffered due to these events, however it was met with a generally enthusiastic reception on release and has, over time been lauded with universal acclaim from critics.

  • also known as London Suede, The London Suede, スウェード
  • members:
  • genres: Alternative rock, Britpop, Glam rock
  • albums: "Suede", "Dog Man Star", "The Wild Ones", "Stay Together", "Coming Up", "Beautiful Ones", "Trash", "Filmstar", "Head Music", "Can’t Get Enough", "A New Morning", "Singles", "See You in the Next Life", "Animal Nitrate", "Attitude", "Electricity", "Everything Will Flow", "Instant Sunshine", "Let Go", "Metal Mickey", "Positivity", "Saturday Night", "Sci-fi Lullabies", "She’s in Fashion", "So Young", "The Drowners", "We Are the Pigs", "Obsessions", "Love and Poison", "The Best of Suede", "Bloodsports", "New Generation", "Lazy", "It Starts and Ends with You", "Hit Me", "Royal Albert Hall. 24 March 2010"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to NME Award for Best Single - "The Drowners"
      • nominated to NME Award for Best New Band
      • NME Award for Best Single - "The Drowners"
      • NME Award for Best New Band
      • Mercury Prize - "Suede"
      • nominated to Brit Award for British Group
      • nominated to Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act
      • nominated to Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year - "Suede"
      • nominated to Brit Award for British Single - "Animal Nitrate"
      • nominated to Brit Award for British Video - "Animal Nitrate"
      • nominated to NME Award for Best Band
      • NME Award for Best Band
      • nominated to Brit Award for British Video - "The Wild Ones"
  • official website:


Who is Suede?

Suede is an American pop, cabaret and jazz singer. She was born in Nyack, New York and went to high school in Severna Park, Maryland. She began playing music in high school, getting bar gigs before she even graduated. She lived in Baltimore for the majority of the 80's and became a fixture at many local clubs. Suede's popularity in the adult contemporary circles steadily increased and she began playing sold-out shows in some of the US's most respected concert halls.

Phrases with Suede

  1. suede cloth
  2. suede glove
  3. suede leather

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Suede

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Google previewFashion Rendering (2010)

by Kannaki Bharali, Ranjana Singhal

an embossed look Boots Sandy yellow, burnt sienna Background Use black pencil with light and dark tones Materials required Water soluble colour pencils, poster colours, cartridge sheet Suede is a type of leather with a soft and. 70 Step 1.

Google previewBoot and Shoe Recorder (1922)

Black suede is a strong second among the blacks. Oxfords with straps were seen almost exclusively, with the two-strap predominating largely. Large open vamps, so that there might be a liberal exposure of the instep, were seen in large ...

Google previewThe Hidden Power of Everyday Things (2000)

A Complete Personology Guide to Your Lifestyle for Each Day of the Year by Julie Gillentine, Alan Oken, Jonathan Sharp, Constance Stellas

Suede is a fabric you might enjoy. Have a vest or soft overshirt that looks stylish and is warm. December 16 likes images from world religions. A statue of Kali, the many-armed Hindu goddess, or Ganesh, the elephant god, would interest you.

Google previewDon't Take the Last Donut (2008)

New Rules of Business Etiquette: Easyread Super Large 20pt Edition by Judith Bowman

Suede is a notch above leather in terms of favorable impression and it is no ...

Google previewSpectrum Vocabulary, Grade 4 (2014)

by Spectrum

Suede is a type of leather. The name comes from the French wordfor Sweden, ...

Google previewComplete Photo Guide to Sewing

Synthetic suede is a nonwoven, softly napped polyester/polyurethane fabric that closely resembles genuine sueded leather. Unlike real leather, it is an easy-care fabric that can be washed and dried by machine. The main difference between ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Several types are available; suede, the best of lining leathers; skivers, thin and lightweight; glazed, with a fine, smooth glossy finish, and firm texture. All these are available in many different colors and are generally inexpensive. The tooling ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

suede. noun. a member of a late 1960s youth fashion and gang movement, characterised by a close-cropped scalp and smart utilitarian wear, associated with football hooliganism, racist violence and neoNazism UK, 1982 This lexicographic ...

Google previewFeet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2009)

by Margo DeMello

''BLUE SUEDE SHOES'' slides forward—and high heels. Wearing better fitting shoes will relieve the pressure of corns, and sometimes orthotics and protective pads will relieve pressure as well and absorb some of the shock from wearing ...

Google previewThe Cleaning Encyclopedia (2009)

Your A-to-Z Illustrated Guide to Cleaning Like the Pros by Don Aslett

Shearling clothing—jackets, hats, and gloves (which usually have beautifully tanned suede or leather backing)—must be dry-cleaned to retain its...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

suede cloth [swayd] Woven or knitted fabric finished to resemble suede. The fabric is finished with a close nap on one side; the heavier qualities are finished on both ...

Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

suede. stud•y n.,pl. -ies The process of applying the mind to acquire knowledge. stum•ble v. To trip and nearly fall over something; to come upon unexpectedly. stump n. The part of a tree which remains after the top is cut down. v. To puzzle or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Second Edition (2002)

by Mel Schwartz

Suede can be made from many kinds of ...

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Quotes about Suede

It is hard to play Blue Suede Shoes. I know everyone has heard it 10 million times, and that makes it even harder to play it, but there's a very laid back tempo on that. I was surprised at how slow it really was. (Brian Setzer)
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Scrabble value of S1U1E1D2E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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