embroidered

adjective

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

Examples of embroidered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Needless to say, Sabyasachi is a big proponent of a daring wardrobe, whether that means ditching the LBD cocktail standard for a fanciful embroidered look or setting a table with unexpected creative bravado. Bridget Foley, Town & Country, 28 Nov. 2022 The interior also sports signature quilting, along with embroidered Speed badging on the headrests and a Speed plaque in the treadplate. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 13 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of embroidered was in 1576

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“Embroidered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embroidered. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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