Definition of Austrian shade in English:

Austrian shade

noun

  • A window shade made from fabric shirred in puffy frills or pleats.

    • ‘Austrian Blinds or Austrian shades are in reality a curtain, and are made up as such.’
    • ‘You don't want to know the difference between big frilly Roman shades and fluffy Austrian shades?’
    • ‘Many people think Austrian shades are fussy and unruly, but in the right circumstances they can enhance a room.’
    • ‘We can provide soft shades in several styles including Roman shades, balloon shades, and Austrian shades.’
    • ‘A very classic style, roman shades are the simpler cousins of Austrian shades and balloon shades.’

Pronunciation:

Austrian shade

/ˌôstrēən ˈSHād/