What does naugahyde mean?

Definitions for naugahydeˈnɔ gəˌhaɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word naugahyde.


  1. Naugahyde(Noun)

    An artificial leather made with a knit fabric backing and PVC coating.


  1. Naugahyde

    Naugahyde is an American brand of artificial leather. Naugahyde is a composite of a knit fabric backing and polyvinyl chloride plastic coating. It was developed by United States Rubber Company, and is now manufactured and sold by Uniroyal Engineered Products, LLC, a privately held company. Its name, first used as a trademark in 1936, comes from the Borough of Naugatuck, Connecticut, where it was first produced. Uniroyal asserts that Naugahyde is one of the most popular premium pleathers. Naugahyde is manufactured in Stoughton, Wisconsin. A marketing campaign of the 1960s and 1970s asserted humorously that Naugahyde was obtained from the skin of an animal called a "Nauga". The claim became an urban myth. The campaign emphasized that, unlike other animals, which must typically be slaughtered to obtain their hides, Naugas can shed their skin without harm to themselves. The Nauga doll, a squat, horned monster with a wide toothy grin, became popular in the 1960s and is still sold today.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naugahyde in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naugahyde in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of naugahyde

  1. naugahydenaugahydenaugahyde


Find a translation for the naugahyde definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these naugahyde definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"naugahyde." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 19 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/naugahyde>.

Are we missing a good definition for naugahyde? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for naugahyde:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.