Pronunciation of Wool
/wˈʊl/, /wˈʊl/, /w_ˈʊ_l/
Synonyms for wool:
cashmere, brocade, sharkskin, corduroy, alpaca, velvet, cheesecloth, seersucker, challis, damask, cambric, plaid, duffel, gingham, denim, felt, matting, nylon, acrilan, crepe, longcloth, batik, lame, horsehair, jersey, tricot, herringbone, paisley, moleskin, serge, taffeta, twill, madras, astrakhan, chiffon, foulard, dacron, tarpaulin, silk, orlon, baize, mohair, tweed, rayon, fabric, calico, velour, chintz, linen, quilting, cotton, muslin, suede, flannel, broadcloth, tulle, sacking sailcloth, canvas, gabardine, Celanese, fleece, grenadine, sateen, gossamer, chenille, worsted, net, oilcloth, percale, satin, crinoline, burlap, bunting.
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 1 (noun)
woolen, woollen, fleece.
Usage examples for wool:
- So there was some little ground for the wool- carder's remark. - "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- Then wind the wool over the rings, moving them round and round to keep it even. - "What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes", Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
- These I carefully packed in cotton wool and kept safe from the frost. - "By Canoe and Dog-Train", Egerton Ryerson Young.