Complete Definition of "embroider"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-embroider.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉɪdÉ(r)|-ÉɪdÉ(r)

Verb
en-verb

  1. to stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various colours
  2. (figurative) to add imaginary detail to a narrative to make it more interesting or acceptable

Translations

French: broder
German: sticken (1); ausschmücken (2)
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Hungarian: hímez
Ido: brodar
Mandarin: åºç»£, åºç¹¡ (cìxiù) (sense 1: sew)
Spanish: bordar

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