embroidered

adjective
em·​broi·​dered | \ im-ˈbrȯi-dərd How to pronounce embroidered (audio) \

Definition of embroidered

: ornamented with or formed by decorative needlework an embroidered floral pattern : ornamented with embroidery Women wear their petticoats and embroidered dresses with funky sunglasses; men wear flares or knickerbockers.— Miles Bredin

First Known Use of embroidered

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Embroidered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embroidered. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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