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noun as in fabric

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With a synthetic chamois, dip it into the soapy mixture and, with small circles, gently clean the surface of the record.

A warm brushed-fleece interior, ultra-dense foam chamois, and wind- and ­water-repellent nylon-elastane outer drew us to this bib.

The chamois will get more detergent exposure, and will rinse cleaner.

Let sweaty gear dry out before you toss it in the bin, especially shorts with chamois pads.

We happily wear these long after we’ve yanked off the chamois.

The Mail, helpfully, reports that Pippa has stocked up with special “chamois cream” for the purpose of protecting her butt.

The outside, also, well polished with sweet oil and stale milk, then enveloped in chamois leather.

The sight of the fellow wandering about a garden bareheaded and gloved in yellow chamois leather had begun to affect my nerves.

With weak unsteady steps he paced his room, and looked at the old Swiss chamois-gun above the door.

You will be glad to hear that Sir John's chamois leather waistcoat fits me quite well.

The chamois were very wary,—they would send one to look out; but the hunter must be still more wary,—put them off the scent.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chamois, such as: antelope, chammy, cloth, leather, shammy, and skin.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.