Embroidery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈbrɔɪdəri|  American pronunciation of the word embroidery
Brit.  |ɪmˈbrɔɪd(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word embroidery


- elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail (syn: embellishment)
- decorative needlework (syn: fancywork)


She learned embroidery from her grandmother.

His stories about his travels include a good deal of embroidery.

You can attend embroidery classes under the tutelage of Jocelyn James.

Word forms

singular: embroidery
plural: embroideries
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