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upholster

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verb up·hol·ster \(ˌ)əp-ˈhōl-stər, (ˌ)ə-ˈpōl-\

Simple Definition of upholster

  • : to put a covering of cloth, leather, etc., on (a piece of furniture, such as a couch or chair)

Full Definition of upholster

up·hol·steredup·hol·ster·ingplay \-st(ə-)riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to furnish with or as if with upholstery

up·hol·ster·er play \-stər-ər\ noun

Examples of upholster

  1. The couch was upholstered with a bright, floral fabric.



Origin of upholster

back-formation from upholstery


First Known Use: 1849



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