Translation of pleat in Spanish:


pliegue, n.

Pronunciation /plit//pliːt/


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    pliegue masculine
    (wide) tabla feminine
    (narrow, stitched) jareta feminine
    (narrow, stitched) alforza feminine Southern Cone
    • Clearly, I would wear a shirt with a traditional lay-down collar, but pleats or no pleats?
    • Also, try to avoid pants with pleats, as they'll make your pelvic area look bigger.
    • That is why I was so surprised one night when she came into the living room wearing high heels and a mini skirt with side pleats so high I could see she might not be wearing underwear.
    • He stated it was very useful for table cloths and articles without pleats and irregular folding and recommended it for all large families.
    • By definition, a pleat is a fold in cloth made by doubling the material upon itself and then pressing or stitching it into place.
    • Use cloth napkins, fold them into accordion pleats and place them in the water glasses.
    • It is a tube of cloth folded with a pleat to fit the waist and secured with a belt or a tuck in the waist.
    • Yes, I'm sure you already have a pair of black pants, but if they're flowy and full of pleats, then it's time to get one thing straight: your pants.
    • It has a tailored collar with top button loop, hemmed sleeves, matte pearl buttons, a double-layer back yoke with pleats, left chest pocket and a clean-finish hem with side vents.
    • Sew the decorative stitching across the pleats from one end of the pleated fabric to the other, using the pleating threads as guidelines.
    • Because pleats tend to add bulk, opt for styles with a flat front.
    • Another way to add volume: try pants with pleats around the pockets.
    • It is tailored for women with a spread collar, two back pleats for comfort and a left chest pocket.
    • Working with upholstery, handloom fabrics, chiffon and rayon the duo played around with pleats, cowl necks, beaded chiffon textures, layers and asymmetrical hemlines.
    • Finally, keep in mind that pants with no pleats or a single pleat are more flattering than multiple pleats.
    • Being a very feminine line, rounded shapes, inverted pleats, fringes, deconstructed cuts and chunky buttons feature in the collection.
    • Its pleats should always be facing up and should match the bow tie.
    • If you do find a pair with pleats, do go easy on them.
    • This can be accomplished at side seams, the center back seam, gathers, pleats, darts or a combination of the above.
    • The long-sleeve style has button-through sleeve plackets, adjustable cuffs and a back pleat.

transitive verb

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    (material/skirt) plisar
    (skirt/material) (in wider folds) tablear
    • It was that pleated black Japanese stuff which I thought would be perfect for her but she absolutely hated it.
    • Skirts are layered and pleated in heavy dark grey and black felt.
    • She had a dark navy blue pleated skirt, a white t-shirt and yellow kneesocks on.
    • The dress is intricately pleated and ruched, like unravelling rope, giving her the appearance of a life-sized corn dolly.
    • Connolly gave it a new lease of life by the extravagant method of pleating it - pleated, it took eight metres to achieve one metre of fabric.
    • If you are of more generous proportions, pleated trousers may be ideal for you.
    • She had a penchant for oxford shirts, carefully tucked into her pinch pleated shirts or Bermuda shorts.
    • Pants are pleated at the top with a peg leg and worn with high heels.
    • She pleated the edge of the handkerchief, working it through her fingers.
    • Even the woman who was wearing tapered, pleated jeans knew more than I did.
    • My nana is tall, slim, and is in size 10 jeans, and she hates how pleated skirts look.
    • The place was totally black, with loads of gold upholstery and candelabras and fake fires burning and crisply pleated black curtains.
    • Brush the edges of the wrappers with water and fold over to seal, pleating the edges and releasing any air bubbles.
    • The skirt was a simple gray pleated one and it was about a foot too long and practically falling off my hips.
    • A heavy woolen skirt pleated at the back is held in place by a woven sash.
    • Her skirt was orange pleated, and barely covered the tops of her thighs.
    • His usual high leather boots and baggy pleated trews had got soaked and muddy yesterday, he explained, and now they were drying off by the stove at home.
    • Highlanders originally wore a stretch of plaid, often vegetable dyed, that was draped and pleated to form a skirt with pockets.
    • This time there's something about the way the veil is pleated which catches your eye.
    • Her gymslip was neatly pleated over a well-developed bosom, which again was not the case with me.
  • 2pleated past participle

    (skirt) plisado
    (skirt) (with wider folds) tableado