Definition of cloqué in English:

cloqué

noun

mass noun
  • A fabric with an irregularly raised or embossed surface.

    as modifier ‘a cotton cloqué suit’
    • ‘A process is disclosed for producing cloqué or undulating effects on the surfaces of textile fabrics made from synthetics.’
    • ‘This jacket beautifully complements the pencil skirt in the same rich black on black cloqué.’

Origin

French, literally ‘blistered’. It was first recorded (1920s) in the anglicized form cloky; use of the French form dates from the 1950s.

Pronunciation

cloqué

/ˈkləʊkeɪ/