- an inner lining put between the outer material and the ordinary lining of a garment
- any fabric used to make such an inner lining
The definition of interlining is the material between the fabric on the outside of a piece of clothing and the regular lining.
An example of interlining is wool sewn between the nylon and fleece of a winter jacket.
An extra lining between the outer fabric and regular lining of a garment.
inter- + lining
- Among these are sateen, which, dyed or printed, is largely used for dresses, linings, upholstery, &c.; linenette, dyed and finished to imitate coloured linen in the north of Ireland and elsewhere; hollandette, usually unbleached or half-bleached and finished to imitate linen holland; and interlining, a coarse, plain white calico used as padding for linen collars.