pleat

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
pleat

Plural
pleats

Catholic clergymen wearing pleated rochet.
  1. (countable) (sewing) A pleat is a fold in the fabric of a garment.

Verb[change]

Plain form
pleat

Third-person singular
pleats

Past tense
pleated

Past participle
pleated

Present participle
pleating

  1. (transitive) If you pleat something, you form or fold pleats into it.