Definition of 'embroider'
Example sentences containing 'embroider'
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An iridescent blue embroidered bomber jacket? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is equipped with a royal saddle and an embroidered cloth. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)The brilliant white strapless dress is embroidered with pearls and crystals. The Sun (2008)Her name is embroidered on his boots. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She meets me outside the hospital at the appointed hour wearing a lurid padded embroidered jacket and a long hippy dress. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her dress is of dark blue silk with a low-cut neck and a wide embroidered collar. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)Each comes with the bridesmaid's name embroidered inside. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There were more serious nods to craft too, in fine filigree lace dresses and richly embroidered pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2015)White deco embroidered beach dress? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Beside her is a walking frame and on the front is an embroidered name to remind the frame's owner that it is hers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A cloth embroidered with York roses covers him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her feet, encased in cloth shoes embroidered with flowers and birds, are barely five inches long. Times, Sunday Times (2008)RB: Have you had any names embroidered into them? The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'embroider'
British English: embroider /ɪmˈbrɔɪdə/ VERB
If cloth is embroidered with a design, the design is stitched into it.
The collar was embroidered with red roses.
- American English: embroider
- Arabic: يُطَرِّزُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: bordar
- Chinese: 刺绣
- Croatian: vesti
- Czech: vyšít
- Danish: brodere
- Dutch: borduren
- European Spanish: bordar
- Finnish: koruommella
- French: broder
- German: sticken
- Greek: κεντώ
- Italian: ricamare
- Japanese: 刺繍する
- Korean: 수를 놓다
- Norwegian: brodere
- Polish: wyhaftować
- European Portuguese: bordar
- Romanian: a broda
- Russian: вышивать
- Spanish: bordar
- Swedish: brodera
- Thai: เย็บปักถักร้อย
- Turkish: elişiyle süslemek
- Ukrainian: вишивати
- Vietnamese: thêu
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