What does the word upholstery mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Goods used in upholstering.

Usage examples for upholstery

  1. He had always liked to believe that " grandes dames" leaned back in the luxurious upholstery of their victorias, landaulettes, daumonts or automobiles with an air of inexpressible though languid hauteur. – His Own People by Booth Tarkington
  2. On one of the cushioned benches against the wall in the most decorative of the dining- rooms of the up- stairs suite, a little girl was lying stark against the brilliant blue of the upholstery. – Outside Inn by Ethel M. Kelley