Braid - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |breɪd|  American pronunciation of the word braid
Brit.  |breɪd|  British pronunciation of the word braid


- a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (syn: plait, tress, twist)
- trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains (syn: braiding)


- make by braiding or interlacing (syn: lace, plait)
- decorate with braids or ribbons
- form or weave into a braid or braids(syn: pleach)


She braids her hair every morning.

...they taught each other how to braid yarn into bracelets...

...until she was 15, she had a braid that reached to her knees...

She wears her hair in braids.

Suzy always wears her hair in braids.

a jacket trimmed with red braid

an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform

twist the dough into a braid

Word forms

I/you/we/they: braid
he/she/it: braids
present participle: braiding
past tense: braided
past participle: braided
singular: braid
plural: braids
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