What does the word embroider mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To ornament with needlework; execute in needlework.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To make embroidery.

Usage examples for embroider

  1. She could work with the needle, she could embroider. – Callista by 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 by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  3. Did he embroider the theme at all? – We Three by Gouverneur Morris