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
Her hobbies include knitting and macramé.
Origin and Etymology of macramé
French or Italian; French macramé, from Italian macramè, from Turkish makrama napkin, towel, from Arabic miqrama coverlet
First Known Use: 1865
MACRAMÉ Defined for English Language Learners
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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