Definition of suede noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sweɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//sweɪd//
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soft leather with a surface like velvet on one side, used especially for making clothes and shoes a suede jacket Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from French (gants de) Suède ‘(gloves of) Sweden’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: suede