1. linen

noun. ['ˈlɪnən'] a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant.


  • textile
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material


  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

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Rhymes with Linen

  • mckinnon
  • mackinnon
  • jokinen
  • quinon
  • drinnon
  • tinnon
  • ninon
  • linnane
  • kinnan
  • finnan
  • finan
  • dinan
  • chinen
  • ihnen

How do you pronounce linen?

Pronounce linen as ˈlɪnən.

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Sentences with linen

1. Noun, singular or mass
They may be made of cotton or linen, and they may or may not be terrycloth.

2. Adjective
Cotton fiber paper is smooth, while linen fiber has a fine texture that you can see and feel.

3. Adverb
Hand-washing in cool water makes linen softer over time and dry cleaning linen trousers keeps the fabric looking crisp.

Quotes about linen

1. Russian, Metafizicheskiy-poshlost This is the humorous metaphysical banality like watching Tolstoy's wife, Sophia, nag her husband about leaving borscht stains on the table linen. The resulting discombobulation totally messed up the ending of Anna Karenina.
- Beryl Dov

2. linen

noun. ['ˈlɪnən'] a high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish.


  • linen paper


  • mental
  • uncover

3. linen

noun. ['ˈlɪnən'] white goods or clothing made with linen cloth.


  • bath linen
  • table linen
  • doyley
  • household linen
  • doily
  • white goods
  • doyly
  • bed linen


  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied