broi·​der ˈbrȯi-dər How to pronounce broider (audio)
broidered; broidering; broiders
broidery noun

Word History


alteration of Middle English brouderen, modification of Anglo-French brouder — more at embroider

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of broider was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Broider.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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