Definition of quilted in US English:



  • (of a garment, bed covering, or sleeping bag) made of two layers of cloth filled with padding held in place by lines of stitching.

    ‘a blue quilted jacket’
    • ‘She seemed to be some kind of maidservant, but dressed like none I had ever seen before, in a long blue quilted skirt and a jacket of the same color.’
    • ‘The men are dressed in shabby, quilted jackets; they are bareheaded and barefoot.’
    • ‘If you live in a climate so cold that you fear stepping outside, then a quilted, down coat is a great option for the trendiest of men.’
    • ‘I do remember that she was sitting up in bed in her quilted house coat, and she didn't seem all that ill, well apart from the cancerous cough and faintly sweet and unpleasant medical smell.’
    • ‘The outfit for women consists of sealskin pants and kamiks, worn with a silk-covered quilted tunic and a lace and glass-beaded collar.’
    • ‘He huffed and scratched at his chest through the quilted vest he wore.’
    • ‘Brightly striped, quilted coats are worn in rural areas.’
    • ‘In cloth caps, camouflage trousers and sleeveless, khaki, quilted jackets they stalked the undergrowth capturing and killing.’
    • ‘She is dressed in brilliant white: a quilted jacket with overlapping lapels over thin white pants with reinforced knees.’
    • ‘On weekends, when it starts to heat up (temperature, that is), you can wear a quilted vest.’
    • ‘The first operation to be performed by the system is production of the quilt bag, which is the outer shell of fabric that eventually will be stuffed with filling and quilted to form the comforter or other quilted bedding.’
    • ‘Inside, gloves and mufflers are removed, quilted jackets are unzipped.’
    • ‘In the eighteenth century both men and women wore quilted clothes, and bedcovers were filled with padding for warmth.’
    • ‘You can see the red-checked, round-armed sofa in the foreground, complete with a quilted throw tossed over the back.’
    • ‘For a sportier look, get a quilted jacket with a fake fur hood and cuffs.’
    • ‘She chose a pair of dark breeches, and linen shirt and then she added a dark green quilted jacket over it, quickly and efficiently trying the straps together.’
    • ‘Some men wear the traditional chopan, a long quilted robe originally used by shepherds.’
    • ‘Their outfit often includes quilted socks with bright red pompons on the toes.’
    • ‘The suspect is described as a 30-year old black male, 5ft 6ins tall, wearing a grey beanie hat, dark quilted flat jacket, black gloves, dark jeans and white trainers.’
    • ‘The walls were painted with a yellow flower pattern, and the bed was covered in layers of white quilted blankets.’