February 17, 2012


embroider |emˈbroidər|verb [ trans. ]decorate (cloth) by sewing patterns on it with thread she had already embroidered a dozen little nighties for the babies [as adj.( embroidered) an embroidered handkerchief [ intrans. she was teaching one of the girls how to embroider.• produce (a design) on cloth in this way :[as adj. ( embroidered) a chunky knit sweater with embroidered flowers.• figurative add fictitious or exaggerated details to (an account) to make it more interesting she embroidered her stories with colorful detail.DERIVATIVESembroiderer nounORIGIN late Middle English : from Anglo-Norman French enbrouder, from en- ‘in, on’ Old French brouder, broisder ‘decorate with embroidery,’ of Germanic origin.Christopher Kane embroider outfits:

 Embroiders by Erdem:

 Oscar de la Renta:

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