See also: Plush

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Etymology edit

From French peluche (fluff, plush).

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  • IPA(key): /plʌʃ/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌʃ

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plush (comparative plusher, superlative plushest)

  1. (UK) Very extravagant.
  2. (UK) Very expensive, or appearing expensive; opulent, luxurious.
    They lived in a plush apartment complex.
  3. Having a soft, fluffy exterior. (of a man-made object)
    This plush toy is so cute and soft - I want it!

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plush (countable and uncountable, plural plushes)

  1. A textile fabric with a nap or shag on one side, longer and softer than the nap of velvet.
  2. A plush toy.
    • 2002 March 2, Billboard, volume 114, number 9, page 70:
      When Play Along — the holder of the Care Bears master toy license — placed Care Bears plushes in Spencer Gifts last year, tweens and teenage girls bought the toys.
    • 2008, Lionel Birglen, Thierry Laliberté, Clément M. Gosselin, Underactuated Robotic Hands, page 94:
      For a small fee, the player can control a crane equipped with a gripper to pick a gift, usually a plush or a small toy, and has to drop it in a place where he/she can grab it.
    • 2011, Bob Sehlinger, Menasha Ridge, Len Testa, The Unofficial Guide Walt Disney World 2012, page 759:
      [] L.A. Prop Cinema Storage, full of kids' clothing (mostly for girls), PJs, and lots of toys and plushes (there's also a substantial infant area).

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