noun (plural) -deries
- decorative needlework done usually on loosely woven cloth or canvas, often being a
picture or pattern
- elaboration or exaggeration, esp in writing or reporting; embellishment
Example Sentences Including 'embroideries'
Every corner was resplendent with brocade and satin, embroideries and lace; vivid frescoes lined every wall.
CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)
She had no idea how long she sat there, but it was almost dark among the embroideries when she stood up again.
The White Dove
She said, `Is Judith Croft really your sister, or is that just one of Andrew's little embroideries ?
Left, Right and Centre
So many temples, with statues and embroideries , all depicting me.
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