Plaid is a pattern that shows up on clothing. Both men and women wear plaid.

  • A plaid pattern is formed with horizontal and vertical stripes laid on top of each other.



  • He’s wearing a plaid shirt.
  • Many men like to wear plaid flannel shirts.

plaid shirt

a plaid shirt

  • She’s wearing a plaid skirt.
  • Plaid skirts are popular among women who work in an office.


a plaid skirt

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May 5, 2013 – Word of the Day