plush definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French pluche ; from peluche ; from Old French peluchier, to pluck ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form piluccare: see pluck
- of or made of plush
- Informal luxurious, as in furnishings
plush definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Made of or covered with plush.
Origin: French pluche, variant of peluche, from pelucher, to become fluffy, shed, from Old French peluchier, to pluck, probably from Vulgar Latin *piluccāre; see pluck.
- plushˈly adverb
- plushˈness noun