embroider

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
embroider

Third-person singular
embroiders

Past tense
embroidered

Past participle
embroidered

Present participle
embroidering

  1. To stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various colors.
    Jane 'embroidered a colorful design at the hem of her tunic.
  2. (figuratively) To add imaginary detail to a narrative to make it more interesting or acceptable.
    Jane always embroiders her stories of past dates with fabulous details.