The definition of chintz is multi-colored cotton fabric that has a glazed finish and that is often used for upholstery or drapes.
A multi-colored fabric on the sofa is an example of chintz.
a cotton cloth printed in colors with flower designs or other patterns and usually glazed
Origin of chintzearlier chints, plural of chint from Hindi chh?nt, chintz from Sanskrit chitra, spot from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)kai-, bright from source -hood, Old English hador, bright, Classical Latin caelum, sky
A printed and glazed cotton fabric, usually of bright colors.
Origin of chintzObsolete chints pl. of chint chintz from Hindi chī&tlowdot;, chī&mdot;&tlowdot; splash, pattern painted on cloth, chintz
From Hindi छींट (chīṅṭ).