Synonyms for (noun) buckram

Synonyms: buckram

Definition: a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile

Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

Synonyms for (verb) buckram

Synonyms: buckram

Definition: stiffen with or as with buckram

Usage: buckram the skirt

Similar words: stiffen

Definition: make stiff or stiffer

Usage: Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine

Synonyms for (adjective) buckram

Synonyms: buckram, starchy, stiff

Definition: rigidly formal

Usage: a starchy manner; the letter was stiff and formal; his prose has a buckram quality

Similar words: formal

Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education