noun \-ˌwərk\

: things that are made by hand with a needle and thread

: the activity or art of making needlework

Full Definition of NEEDLEWORK

:  work done with a needle; especially :  work (as embroidery) other than plain sewing
:  the occupation of one who does needlework
nee·dle·work·er \-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of NEEDLEWORK

  1. She showed us a sample of her needlework.
  2. She still enjoys doing needlework.

First Known Use of NEEDLEWORK

14th century


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