Definition of chrome leather in English:

chrome leather


  • [mass noun] Leather tanned with chromium salts.

    • ‘Ask for the really thick chrome leather, and not the very thin suede that is on ballroom dance shoes.’
    • ‘In the case of chrome leather, it can be degraded with ease, because the tanning agent is completely bound to the collagen by the action of tanning.’
    • ‘The chrome leather soles (the ‘fuzzy bottoms’) just are not waterproof, and are designed for indoor use only.’
    • ‘Vegetable tanned mahogany leather combines with brown chrome leather and brindle cowhide in this collection.’
    • ‘Scraps of chrome leather can be fully used.’