Definition of decoupage
1 : the art of decorating surfaces by applying cutouts (as of paper) and then coating with usually several layers of finish (as lacquer or varnish)
2 : work produced by decoupage
Variants of decoupage
Origin of decoupage
French découpage, literally, act of cutting out, from Middle French, from decouper to cut out, from de- + couper to cut — more at cope
First Known Use: 1946
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