Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To ornament with needlework; execute in needlework.

Part of speech: verb

To make embroidery.

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Usage examples "embroider":

  1. She could work with the needle, she could embroider. - "Callista", John Henry Cardinal Newman.
  2. Still, by working hard morning, noon, and night- she added to her gains by doing fine needlework for several ladies, who said that no one could embroider like Mrs. Hopkins- she managed to make two ends just meet together, and she always continued to send Mrs. Church her two pounds fifteen shillings and sevenpence on the first of every month. - "The Rebel of the School", Mrs. L. T. Meade.
  3. Did he embroider the theme at all? - "We Three", Gouverneur Morris.