Definition of Egyptian cotton in English:

Egyptian cotton


  • Fine-quality cotton of a kind developed in Egypt.

    [as modifier] ‘luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets’
    • ‘Sleep on these luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets or the crisp linen and there's no turning back - they're the last word in comfort.’
    • ‘I like English style business shirts made out of pure Egyptian cotton.’
    • ‘I climbed between my Egyptian cotton sheets, a recent splurge that I thoroughly enjoyed, and got comfortable underneath my thick down comforter.’
    • ‘Beds are fitted with Egyptian cotton linen and the stylish bathrooms have fluffy towels and bathrobes and plentiful toiletries, which you are invited to take away.’
    • ‘If I am going to die, I think, at least my last moments will be spent engulfed in goose down and freshly laundered Egyptian cotton.’
    • ‘Like all the other rooms, the bed has a duck down duvet and luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen.’
    • ‘At John Lewis, the top-selling items last year were Egyptian cotton pillowcases and duck feather pillows.’
    • ‘An entirely unnecessary visit to Brown Thomas was made last week and an unaffordable investment made in the best Egyptian cotton bed linen.’
    • ‘Room furnishings, right down to the Egyptian cotton sheets, are top notch everywhere in the hotel.’
    • ‘My towels are all thick, Egyptian cotton.’
    • ‘Royals, statesmen and celebrities have all rested their heads on its squishy pillows, swathed in Egyptian cotton.’
    • ‘The exquisite underwear is cut from the same Egyptian cotton used for the store's custom-made shirts and sewn with the same old-world tailoring.’
    • ‘From the goose down pillows to the Egyptian cotton sheets, nothing has been overlooked.’
    • ‘When I turned 30 I rid myself of all sheets that were not Egyptian cotton or had a thread count of 350 or less.’