accordion pleat

ac·cor·di·on pleat
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kawr-dee-uh n pleet]
    • /əˈkɔr di ən plit/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kawr-dee-uh n pleet]
    • /əˈkɔr di ən plit/

Definitions of accordion pleat words

  • noun accordion pleat one of a series of narrow, evenly spaced parallel pleats with alternating raised and recessed folds set into cloth or other material, usually by a commercial pleating machine. 1
  • noun accordion pleat A series of permanent folds of equal width in alternating opposite directions made in fabric, paper, or other material. 0

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Origin of accordion pleat

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85

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accordion pleat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

accordion pleat usage trend in Literature

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