Definition of interlining in English:



  • [mass noun] Material used as an extra lining between the ordinary lining and the fabric of a garment, curtain, etc.

    • ‘Several trimming companies recently became members, offering goods such as linings, interlinings, buttons, zippers and lace, etc.’
    • ‘Our range of interlinings are not only super-soft, they're also packed with other properties to make the wearer feel more comfortable.’
    • ‘The interlining makes the fabric hang well and is a marvellous draught excluder.’
    • ‘Use heavy material to line curtains or, even better, buy a special thermal interlining.’
    • ‘Nonwoven interlinings are custom-tailored solutions as today's fashion fabrics often require support that won't detract from their natural design and handle.’
    backing, interlining, facing, inlay, reinforcement, liner
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