Definition of willowware in English:

willowware

noun

US
  • Pottery with a willow-pattern design.

    • ‘Not unless there's a mortgage company that takes down payments in sixties Superhero comic books and Great Aunt Martha's willowware.’
    • ‘They make a nice antidote to the Anglophobia of the breakfast rooms, where a persuasive case is made for polished mahogany, willowware and crustless toast.’
    • ‘This successful woodenware and willowware merchant was a dedicated philanthropist.’
    • ‘On these were placed all the old china the farmhouse attic afforded; including numerous pieces of the old blue and white willowware pattern.’
    • ‘You'll also see hand-painted vases, Toby jugs, majolica, and willowware, examples of Pyro (the first ovenware), royal dinner services, and sculpture by modern artists.’

Pronunciation:

willowware

/ˈwilōwer/