- A type of soft leather, made from calfskin, with a brushed texture to resemble fabric, often used to make boots, clothing and fashion accessories.
1954, Alexander Alderson, chapter 17, in The Subtle Minotaur:
- “She sheathed her legs in the sheerest of the nylons that her father had brought back from the Continent, and slipped her feet into the toeless, high-heeled shoes of black suède.”
type of leather
suede (not comparable)
- Made of suede