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1. leather

noun. ['ˈlɛðɝ'] an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning.

Synonyms

  • cowskin
  • fleece
  • white leather
  • cowhide
  • doeskin
  • kid
  • horsehide
  • roan
  • shammy
  • buff
  • kidskin
  • buckskin
  • glove leather
  • ooze leather
  • sheepskin
  • whit leather
  • chammy
  • pigskin
  • alligator
  • suede leather
  • deerskin
  • grain
  • calf
  • morocco
  • calfskin
  • suede
  • piece of leather
  • mocha
  • shammy leather
  • cordovan
  • crush
  • animal skin
  • chammy leather
  • shoe leather
  • chamois leather
  • Russia leather
  • crushed leather
  • patent leather

Antonyms

  • adult
  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent

Etymology

  • leþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Leather

  • merriweather
  • get-together
  • altogether
  • birdfeather
  • together
  • whether
  • grether
  • weather
  • tether
  • sether
  • raether
  • nether
  • heather
  • feather

Example sentences of the word leather


1. Noun, singular or mass
Play pool or lounge on the oversized leather couch in the living room.

2. Adjective, comparative
The district of Salamanca is a recommended area for buying shoes and other leather goods.

3. Coordinating conjunction
Apply leather conditioner to the upper part of the shoe, using a cloth.

Quotes containing the word leather


1. He'd changed since the last summer. Instead of Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt, he wore a button-down shirt, khaki pants, and leather loafers. His sandy hair, which used to be so unruly, was now clipped short. He look like an evil male model, showing off what the fashionable college-age villain was wearing to Harvard this year.
- Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters

2. I want to upholster the inside lining of my nostrils with leather, to have that "new car smell"all the time.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want

3. She closed the book and put her cheek against it. There was still an odor of a library on it, of dust, leather, binding glue, and old paper, one book carrying the smell of hundreds.
- Shannon Hale, The Goose Girl

2. leather-leafed

adjective. having leathery leaves.

Synonyms

  • leafy

Antonyms

  • aphyllous
  • defoliate

3. leather-leaved

adjective. having leathery leaves.

Synonyms

  • leather-leafed

Antonyms

  • aphyllous
  • defoliate

4. leather

verb. ['ˈlɛðɝ'] whip with a leather strap.

Synonyms

  • lather
  • trounce
  • strap
  • lash
  • welt
  • flog
  • slash

Antonyms

  • leader
  • achromatic
  • largeness
  • bigness

Etymology

  • leþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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