Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: corduroy
IPA transcription: [k'ɔɹdɚ,ɔɪ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cord, corduroy
    Meaning: a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: corduroy
    Meaning: build (a road) from logs laid side by side
Usage examples
  • "Yes," said McLean; "and if you didn't have a first-class wheel, you never could cross the corduroy on it at all."
  • He wore a loose white shirt--immaculately white--with a red silk handkerchief knotted about his throat, brown corduroy knee-breeches, and a red cotton sash with the hilt of a knife conspicuously protruding.
  • I believe, if you are going to town soon, you had best pick up any kind of an old one at some second-hand store, for if I'm ever called to use it in a hurry there won't be the handlebars left after crossing the corduroy."