macramé

noun mac·ra·mé \ ˈma-krə-ˌmā \
variants: or less commonly macrame

Definition of macramé

: a coarse lace or fringe made by knotting threads or cords in a geometrical pattern; also : the art of tying knots in patterns

Examples of macramé in a Sentence

  1. Her hobbies include knitting and macramé.

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Origin and Etymology of macramé

French or Italian; French macramé, from Italian macramè, from Turkish makrama napkin, towel, from Arabic miqrama coverlet


MACRAMÉ Defined for English Language Learners

macramé

noun

Definition of macramé for English Language Learners

  • : the art of tying knots in string to make decorative things; also : things made in this way


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